WORK in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from War and Peace(V6) by Leo Tolstoy
 Search Panel
Word:
 You may input your word too.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
Sort by:
 Current Search - work in War and Peace(V6)
1  The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VIII
2  Another, observing the migration of plants, notices that the bee helps in this work, and may say that in this lies the purpose of the bee.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV
3  She had to eat, sleep, think, speak, weep, work, give vent to her anger, and so on, merely because she had a stomach, a brain, muscles, nerves, and a liver.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XII
4  When a man works alone he always has a certain set of reflections which as it seems to him directed his past activity, justify his present activity, and guide him in planning his future actions.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
5  At the basis of the works of all the modern historians from Gibbon to Buckle, despite their seeming disagreements and the apparent novelty of their outlooks, lie those two old, unavoidable assumptions.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
6  When some larger concourse of men direct their activity to a common aim there is a yet sharper division of those who, because their activity is given to directing and commanding, take less part in the direct work.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
7  He laughed at theoretical treatises on estate management, disliked factories, the raising of expensive products, and the buying of expensive seed corn, and did not make a hobby of any particular part of the work on his estate.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VII
8  But in spite of every desire to regard it as known, anyone reading many historical works cannot help doubting whether this new force, so variously understood by the historians themselves, is really quite well known to everybody.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
9  Wealth and poverty, fame and obscurity, power and subordination, strength and weakness, health and disease, culture and ignorance, work and leisure, repletion and hunger, virtue and vice, are only greater or lesser degrees of freedom.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VIII
10  The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
11  The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
12  Still less did she understand why he, kindhearted and always ready to anticipate her wishes, should become almost desperate when she brought him a petition from some peasant men or women who had appealed to her to be excused some work; why he, that kind Nicholas, should obstinately refuse her, angrily asking her not to interfere in what was not her business.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VII