Cesare Pavese - Quotes

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We do not remember days, we remember moments.

We do not remember days, we remember moments.

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic. ---->>>

The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten. ---->>>

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world. ---->>>

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

Lessons are not given, they are taken. ---->>>

The only joy in the world is to begin. ---->>>

No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first. ---->>>

A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.

A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.

If it were possible to have a life absolutely free from every feeling of sin, what a terrifying vacuum it would be. ---->>>

Artists are the monks of the bourgeois state. ---->>>

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue. ---->>>

One must look for one thing only, to find many. ---->>>

One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it any better. ---->>>

The art of living is the art of knowing how to believe lies. ---->>>

All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition. ---->>>

Love is the cheapest of religions. ---->>>

Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body. ---->>>

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.

It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?

It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?

One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness. ---->>>

Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: 09-09, 1908
Birthplace: Santo Stefano Belbo
Die: 08-27, 1950
Occupation: Poet
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Cesare Pavese (Italian: [ˈtʃeːzare paˈveːze]; 9 September 1908 – 27 August 1950) was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator. He is widely considered among the major authors of the 20th century in his home country.(wikipedia)