Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina Quotes

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Leo Tolstoy
“Having then for the first time clearly understood that before every man, and before himself, there lay only suffering, death, and eternal oblivion, he had concluded that to live under such conditions was impossible; that one must either explain life to oneself so that it does not seem to be an evil mockery by some sort of devil, or one must shoot oneself.

But he had done neither the one nor the other, yet he continued to live, think, and feel, had even at that very time got married, experienced many joys, and been happy whenever he was not thinking of the meaning of his life.

What did that show? It showed that he had lived well, but thought badly.”
Leo Tolstoy

“إنك لن تستطيع أن تفهم ذلك، فأنتم أيها الرجال لكم الحرية في اختيار من تريدون، من الواضح لكم دائما من تحبون من الفتيات، ولكن الفتاة لا تستطيع أن تختار، كل ما تستطيعه أن تقول "نعم" أو "لا".”
محمد العزب موسى, Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy
“Let them judge me as they like, I could deceive them, but myself I cannot deceive...and strange to say, in this acknowledgement of his baseness there was something painful yet joyful and quieting. More than once in Nekhlyudov's life there had been what he called, 'a cleansing of the soul.' A state of mind in which, after a long period of sluggish inner life...he began to clear out all the rubbish that had accumulated in his soul and caused the cessation of true life. After such an awakening, Nekhlyudov always made some rules for himself...wrote in his diary, began afresh... ”
Leo Tolstoy Ressurrection

Leo Tolstoy
“Vengeance is mine. I will repay.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina