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Francesco Petrarch

(1304-1374) Italian Poet


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Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.

It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.

Man has no greater enemy than himself.

Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

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