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Big fat War and Peace (Book acquired, 12 Jan. 2018)

Huge thankyous to BLCKDGRD for sending me a spare copy of some obscure Russian novel called War and Peace. Now I have to read the damn thing. 10 more words

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love Someone

“I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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Love in Life

“All,everything that I understand,I understand only because I love.”-Leo Tolstoy

The Voice of the Book

“A man who has read Book XXIV of the Iliad–the night meeting of Priam and Achilles–or the chapter in which Alyosha Karamazov kneels to the stars, who has read Montaigne’s chapter XX ( 110 more words

Marcel Proust

Leo Tolstoy on His Morning Writing Routine

“I always write in the morning. […] In the morning one’s head is particularly fresh. The best thoughts most often come in the morning after waking while still in bed or during the walk.”

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Literature

Tolstoy on Faith and Violence

“Only he who does not believe in God can believe that men, who are of his own kind, may order his life so as to make it better.” 98 more words

Leo Tolstoy

you can Understand

“Love. The reason I dislike that word is that it means too much for me, far more than you can understand.”

― Leo Tolstoy

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