Recently I came across Maria Popova’s blog and her collection of Leo Tolstoy’s quotes from his book, A Calendar of Wisdom. In the Calendar, first published in 1904, Tolstoy [1828-1910] set out to compile “a wise thought for every day of the year, from the greatest philosophers of all times and all people.” Here are some great ones I’d like to share on wisdom, knowledge (and ignorance!), learning and the […]

Tolstoy on knowledge and meaning of life