Leo Tolstoy Quote

If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.


Ch. 23. This is not, as it is often quoted, a stand-alone Tolstoy epigram, but part of the narration by the novella's jealousy-ridden protagonist Pozdnyshev. - The Kreutzer Sonata (1889)

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If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.

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If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.

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If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.

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If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.