Quotes by Francesco Petrarca

Francesco Petrarca
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together. |

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A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires. |

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I freeze and burn, love is bitter and sweet, my sighs are tempests and my tears are floods, I am in ecstasy and agony, I am possessed by memories of her and I am in exile from myself. |

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Loving friendship is able to endure everything; it refuses no burden. |

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