Antonio Porchia - Quotes

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One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing. ---->>>

Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure. ---->>>

If you do not raise your eyes you will think you are the highest point. ---->>>

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.

My poverty is not complete: it lacks me. ---->>>

I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it. ---->>>

They will say you are on the wrong road, if it is your own. ---->>>

Those who gave away their wings are sad not to see them fly.

Those who gave away their wings are sad not to see them fly.

Truth has very few friends and those few are suicides. ---->>>

What words say does not last. The words last. Because words are always the same, and what they say is never the same. ---->>>

That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.

That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.

The children whom nobody leads by the hand are the children who know they are children. ---->>>

Certainties are arrived at only on foot. ---->>>

He who does not know how to create should not know. ---->>>

The chains that bind us the most closely are the ones we have broken. ---->>>

You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own. ---->>>

He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step. ---->>>

Whatever I take, I take too much or too little; I do not take the exact amount. The exact amount is no use to me. ---->>>

He who does not fill his world with phantoms remains alone. ---->>>

Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest, all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity. ---->>>

What we pay for with our lives never costs too much. ---->>>

If you are good to this one and that one, this one and that one will say that you are good. If you are good to everyone, no one will say that you are good. ---->>>

He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with. ---->>>

I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master. ---->>>

God has given a great deal to man, but man would like something from man. ---->>>

I keep my hands empty for the sake of what I have had in them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: November 13, 1886
Birthplace:
Die: 11-09, 1968
Occupation: Poet
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Antonio Porchia (November 13, 1885 – November 9, 1968) was an Argentinian poet. He was born in Conflenti, Italy, but, after the death of his father in 1900, moved to Argentina. He wrote a Spanish book entitled Voces ("Voices"), a book of aphorisms. It has since been translated into Italian and into English (by W (wikipedia)