Leo Tolstoy quote about love

Leo Tolstoy with his wife

“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 quote about love” sources: Portrait of Leo Tolstoy and his wife┬áSofia Tolstaya taken in 1910 / The Life of Tolstoy by Paul Biriukov / Wikimedia Commons