Paul baby & I were having a Tolstoy race.. I won #nerds

We can know only that we know nothing, And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. - Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

een quote uit één van de boeken dat Chris McCandless heeft verbrand. De stoffelijke overschot is hiervan terug gevonden.

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.

"There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth." — Leo Tolstoy ..*

mysimplereminders: ““There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.

Beautiful... ~ He in his madness prays for storms, and dreams that storms will bring him peace. ~  Leo Tolstoy.

"He in his madness prays for storms and dreams that storms will bring him peace." - Leo Tolstoy "The Death of Ivan Ilyich"

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.

Leo Tolstoy - "All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger...". storytelling, on-writing

Leo Tolstoy - "All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger. storytelling, on-writing

When you open your self enough to love, you will be hurt, but the ability to love and be loved will over power the pain.

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.

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