Leo Tolstoy was born on the 9th of September [O.S. August
28] 1828 and died on the November 20 [O.S. November 7] 1910. Leo Tolstoy was born
in Yasnaya Polyana, in the Tula guberniya of Central Russia.
books by Leo Tolstoy include "War and Peace", "Resurrection",
"The Cossacks", and "Anna Karenina".
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- The time will come
and is inevitably coming when all institutions based on force will disappear through
their uselessness, stupidity, and even inconvenience.
All we can know is what we who make up mankind ought to do, and not to do, to
bring about the coming of the kingdom of God.
need only each live with all the light that is in us, to bring about at once the
promised kingdom of God to which every man's heart is yearning.
- The history of the oppression of the majority
by a small number of men, to see that all the advantages the rich have over the
poor are based on nothing but flogging, imprisonment, and murder.
- To destroy another life for the sake of justice is as
though a man, to repair the misfortune of losing one arm, should cut off the other
arm for the sake of equity.
- The life of humanity changes and advances, like the
life of the individual, by stages, and every stage has a theory of life appropriate
to it, which is inevitably absorbed by men.
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