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In order to change the nature of things, either within yourself or in others, one should change, not the events, but those thoughts which created whose events.  - Leo Tolstoy
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Born: September 9, 1828

Died: November 20, 1910 (aged 82)

Nationality: Russian

Occupation: Novelist, playwright, essayist

Bio: Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays. His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction. Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world's greatest novelists.

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