Leo Tolstoy quote about love


“Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone.”

– Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy, 1897.


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  • Portrait of Leo Tolstoy taken in 1897 / Leo Tolstoy. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014645312/>.