Everything intelligent is so boring.
More quotes by Leo Tolstoy
Human science fragments everything in order to understand it, kills everything in order to examine it.
Something magical has happened to me: like a dream when one feels frightened and creepy, and suddenly wakes up to the knowledge that no such terrors exist. I have wakened up.
I often think that men don’t understand what is noble and what is ignorant, though they always talk about it.
More quotes about Life
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied – whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
There’s a lot of people out there who go through hard times, and they feel alone. They feel like nobody is there. But I’m in the same boat.
At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you’re living your life doesn’t matter. What matters is whether you’re comfortable with it.