Best Anna Karenina Image Quotes and Sayings of the book by Leo Tolstoy

Best Anna Karenina Image Quotes and Sayings of the book by Leo Tolstoy

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

Anna Karenina is one of the most novels in history, in this novel, Leo Tolstoy expressed some of his thoughts and philosophy of life in this book.

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenin includes great insights into a wide range of human emotions and weaknesses – many of which are just as prevalent today as when the novel was first published in 1878.

They include infidelity, paranoia, drug and alcohol abuse, obsessional desire, the pressures of family life, hypocrisy, religious bigotry, insensitivity, selfishness, and self-righteousness – all manifested in a lengthy list of highly memorable characters.

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― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Anything is better than lies and deceit!”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes
Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes
Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes
Best Anna Karenina novel quotes
Best Anna Karenina novel quotes
Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“I always loved you, and if one loves anyone, one loves the whole person, just as they are and not as one would like them to be. -Dolly”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Sometimes she did not know what she feared, what she desired: whether she feared or desired what had been or what would be, and precisely what she desired, she did not know.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“All the girls in the world were divided into two classes: one class included all the girls in the world except her, and they had all the usual human feelings and were very ordinary girls; while the other class -herself alone- had no weaknesses and was superior to all humanity.”
― Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“it’s much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“They’ve got no idea what happiness is, they don’t know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us–there is no life.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“I think… if it is true that
there are as many minds as there
are heads, then there are as many
kinds of love as there are hearts.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed. ”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Be bad, but at least don’t be a liar, a deceiver!”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Love. The reason I dislike that word is that it means too much for me, far more than you can understand.”

“If you love me as you say you do,’ she whispered, ‘make it so that I am at peace.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“But I’m glad you’ll see me as I am. Above all, I wouldn’t want people to think that I want to prove anything. I don’t want to prove anything, I just want to live; to cause no evil to anyone but myself. I have that right, haven’t I?”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“But the law of loving others could not be discovered by reason, because it is unreasonable.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“It’s hard to love a woman and do anything.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He soon felt that the fulfillment of his desires gave him only one grain of the mountain of happiness he had expected. This fulfillment showed him the eternal error men make in imagining that their happiness depends on the realization of their desires.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“I often think that men don’t understand what is noble and what is ignorant, though they always talk about it.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Love those you hate you.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Something magical has happened to me: like a dream when one feels frightened and creepy, and suddenly wakes up to the knowledge that no such terrors exist. I have wakened up.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“He was afraid of defiling the love which filled his soul.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Not one word, not one gesture of yours shall I, could I, ever forget…”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Whatever our fate is or maybe, we have made it and do not complain of it.”

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“I’m like a starving man who has been given food. Maybe he’s cold, and his clothes are torn, and he’s ashamed, but he’s not unhappy.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Everything intelligent is so boring.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Every heart has its own skeletons.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Best Anna Karenina novel quotes

“There are no conditions to which a person cannot grow accustomed, especially if he sees that everyone around him lives in the same way.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He went down trying not to look long at her, as though she were the sun, but he saw her, as one sees the sun, without looking.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He looked at her as a man might look at a faded flower he had plucked, in which it was difficult for him to trace the beauty that had made him pick and so destroy it”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders?”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun, but seeing her as one sees the sun, without looking.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there’s no altering that.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“And you know, there’s less charm in life when you think about death–but it’s more peaceful.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He could not be mistaken. There were no other eyes like those in the world. There was only one creature in the world who could concentrate for him all the brightness and meaning of life. It was her. It was Kitty.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“The Kingdom of God is Within You,”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Enough or not…it will have to do”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it. And in spite of this he felt that then, when his love was stronger, he could, if he had greatly wished it, have torn that love out of his heart; but now when as at that moment it seemed to him he felt no love for her, he knew that what bound him to her could not be broken.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Anna spoke not only naturally and intelligently, but intelligently and casually, without attaching any value to her own thoughts, yet giving great value to the thoughts of the one she was talking to.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“And not only the pride of intellect, but the stupidity of intellect. And, above all, the dishonesty, yes, the dishonesty of intellect. Yes, indeed, the dishonesty and trickery of intellect.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“All that day she had had the feeling that she was playing in the theatre with actors better than herself and that her poor playing spoiled the whole thing.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“What am I coming for?” he repeated, looking straight into her eyes. “You know that I have come to be where you are,” he said; “I can’t help it.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“There can be no peace for us, only misery, and the greatest happiness.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Friends we shall never be, you know that yourself. Whether we shall be the happiest or the wretchedest of people–that’s in your hands.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“she smiled at him, and at her own fears.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“And those who only know the non-platonic love have no need to talk of tragedy. In such love there can be no sort of tragedy.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“In infinite time, in infinite matter, in infinite space, is formed a bubble organism, and that bubble lasts a while and bursts, and that bubble is Me.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“I ask one thing: I ask the right to hope and suffer as I do now.”
Vronsky”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“He liked fishing and seemed to take pride in being able to like such a stupid occupation.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Energy rests upon love; and come as it will, there’s no forcing it.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina