Man is meant for happiness and this happiness is in him, in the satisfaction of the daily needs of his existence.
Other Leo Tolstoy quotes:
When you say, 'I can't do that,' you're expressing yourself incorrectly. You should say, 'I couldn't do that before.'
When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.
Happiness is in your ability to love others.
If people tell you that you should live your life preparing for the future, do not believe them. Real life is found only in the present.
A leader is the wave pushed ahead by the ship.
Grow spiritually and help others to do so. It is the meaning of life.
Act as if you are, and you will become such.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person's main task in life - becoming a better person.
Whenever my life came to a halt, the questions would arise: Why? And what next?