POLITICS in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from War and Peace(V1) by Leo Tolstoy
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1  not by a balance of political power.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI
2  Prince Andrew rose and politely placed a chair for her.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII
3  Berg always spoke quietly, politely, and with great precision.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
4  The commanders met with polite bows but with secret malevolence in their hearts.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
5  He was evidently so busy that he even forgot to be polite to the commander in chief.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XII
6  He sat down beside Hippolyte and wrinkling his forehead began talking to him about politics.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
7  "We here in Moscow are more occupied with dinner parties and scandal than with politics," said he in his quiet ironical tone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
8  And the prince began explaining all the blunders which, according to him, Bonaparte had made in his campaigns and even in politics.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
9  Her husband looked at her as if surprised to notice that someone besides Pierre and himself was in the room, and addressed her in a tone of frigid politeness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII
10  Set your friend's mind at rest, said he without altering his tone, beneath the politeness and affected sympathy of which indifference and even irony could be discerned.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
11  Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV
12  Pierre was sitting in the drawing-room where Shinshin had engaged him, as a man recently returned from abroad, in a political conversation in which several others joined but which bored Pierre.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX
13  And each visitor, though politeness prevented his showing impatience, left the old woman with a sense of relief at having performed a vexatious duty and did not return to her the whole evening.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
14  When Prince Andrew left the palace he felt that all the interest and happiness the victory had afforded him had been now left in the indifferent hands of the Minister of War and the polite adjutant.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
15  Although Prince Vasili listened reluctantly and not very politely to the elderly lady, even betraying some impatience, she gave him an ingratiating and appealing smile, and took his hand that he might not go away.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
16  The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
17  He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
18  Recalling his recent impressions, the first thought that came into his mind was that today he had to be presented to the Emperor Francis; he remembered the Minister of War, the polite Austrian adjutant, Bilibin, and last night's conversation.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
19  Prince Andrew introduced his protege, but Prince Dolgorukov politely and firmly pressing his hand said nothing to Boris and, evidently unable to suppress the thoughts which were uppermost in his mind at that moment, addressed Prince Andrew in French.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX
20  Although he was in retirement and had now no influence in political affairs, every high official appointed to the province in which the prince's estate lay considered it his duty to visit him and waited in the lofty antechamber just as the architect, gardener, or Princess Mary did, till the prince appeared punctually to the appointed hour.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV