Leo Tolstoy Quote – “Freethinkers are those who…



“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.”

– Leo Tolstoy

Black and white photograph of Leo Tolstoy in his elder years. He has a long, white beard, and is wearing a dark, traditional Russian peasant's robe and a black cap. He is seated on a wooden bench outdoors, with trees in the background. Leo looks directly at the camera with a pensive expression.
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/>. /  Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leo_Tolstoy_1897,_black_and_white,_37767u.jpg