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Cryptoquote Spoiler - 03/17/18

“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.”   —   Leo Tolstoy… 45 more words


Why did you let me? (Love vs Sex 252)

‘Yes, you call it love but I call it torture,’ I said. ‘Why did you let me go into society if you thought it so evil that you ceased to love me because of it?’ 725 more words

Leo Tolstoy Off and Online (2013)

Reposting of Theater Plus blog No. 221. Today’s post is pretty clear without any additions from me. I’ll only say that I never did go out and buy the 90-volume set of Tolstoy’s complete works. 921 more words

  • “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” ~Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy

An Affectation of Simplicity: Tolstoy on Insecurity and Misperception (Love vs Sex 250)

Another thing that used to rile me but which I afterwards enjoyed was his complete indifference and, almost, disdain for my appearance. Never, either by word or look, was there a hint that he thought me pretty : on the contrary, he would make a wry face and laugh when people complimented me on my looks in front of him. 1,147 more words

"Real goodness is always simple. Simplicity is so attractive and so profitable that it is strange that so few people lead truly simple lives."
(Leo Tolstoy) …

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