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War and Peace Quotes

24 of the best book quotes from War and Peace
  1. #1
    It’s all God’s will: you can die in your sleep, and God can spare you in battle
  2. #2
    God is the same everywhere.
  3. #3
    Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women
  4. #4
    There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.
  5. #5
    You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.
  6. #6
    Man cannot possess anything as long as he fears death. But to him who does not fear it, everything belongs. If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself.
  7. #7
    It’s not given to people to judge what’s right or wrong. People have eternally been mistaken and will be mistaken, and in nothing more than in what they consider right and wrong.
  8. #8
    Because of the self-confidence with which he had spoken, no one could tell whether what he said was very clever or very stupid.
  1. #9
    Man cannot possess anything as long as he fears death. But to him who does not fear it, everything belongs.
  2. #10
    The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness.
  3. #11
    Yes, love, but not the love that loves for something, to gain something, or because of something, but that love that I felt for the first time, when dying, I saw my enemy and yet loved him.
  4. #12
    Human science fragments everything in order to understand it, kills everything in order to examine it.
  5. #13
    We are asleep until we fall in love!
  6. #14
    If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.
  7. #15
    If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself.
  8. #16
    Some one dear to one can be loved with human love; but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.

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  1. #17
    Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I’m alive, I must live and be happy.
  2. #18
    I simply want to live; to cause no evil to anyone but myself.
  3. #19
    Everything I know, I know because of love.
  4. #20
    I knew that feeling of love which is the essence of the soul, for which no object is needed.
  5. #21
    If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.
  6. #22
    The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience
  7. #23
    We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.
  8. #24
    A man on a thousand mile walk has to forget his goal and say to himself every morning, ‘Today I’m going to cover twenty-five miles and then rest up and sleep.’
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