Quotes of Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Man has no greater enemy than himself. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Oh! could I throw aside these earthly bands That tie me down where wretched mortals sigh — To join blest spirits in celestial lands! ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Who naught suspects is easily deceived. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Yon nightingale, whose strain so sweetly flows, Mourning her ravish'd young or much-loved mate, A soothing charm o'er all the valleys throws And skies, with notes well tuned to her and state. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Man has no greater enemy than himself. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ For style beyond the genius never dares. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Oh! could I throw aside these earthly bands That tie me down where wretched mortals sigh — To join blest spirits in celestial lands! ”

- Francesco Petrarch

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

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ Man has no greater enemy than himself. ”

- Francesco Petrarch

“ 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. ”

- Francesco Petrarch
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