Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. I believe he is one of the greatest writers ever. His books bring me so much pleasure. I read them again and again.

Tolstoy on the object of life. "Art thou doing the right thing?" via Brain Pickings

Tolstoy Reads from His ‘Calendar of Wisdom’ in a Rare Recording Shortly Before His Death

Lithograph print of Leo Tolstoy by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, in Yasnaya Polyana, 1908

22 Books You Pretend You’ve Read But Actually Haven’t...Proud to say that I've read 13 of these! The others never were required in school.

War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Leo Tolstoy (Author), specifically translated by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky (because translations matter).

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and…

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and WAR PEACE. The film versions simply cannot do the books justice.

Some things are so expertly written, you wish you had the skill to have written it yourself (aka writer envy).

Some things are so expertly written, you wish you had the skill to have written it yourself (aka writer envy).I adore Leo Tolstoy.his EMPATHY.evident at his funeral.

100 years ago the funeral of Leo Tolstoy became an event in Russia. Today, the famous Russian writer is remembered not only in Russia but th...

Life and death of Leo Tolstoy in photos

Лев Толстой Todo el mundo quiere cambiar el mundo, pero nadie quiere cambiarse a sí mismo.

But there are still some days when I wish I was beautiful rather than good...

“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness! A beautiful woman utters absurdities: we listen, and we hear not the absurdities but wise thoughts” Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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