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Giacomo Leopardi Quotes
Funny Quotes by Giacomo Leopardi

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There are some centuries which - apart from everything else -
in the art and other disciplines presume to remake
everything because they know how to make nothing.
- Giacomo Leopardi

Real misanthropes are not found in solitude,
but in the world; since it is experience of life,
and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
- Giacomo Leopardi

No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life,
and gets less, than intolerance.
- Giacomo Leopardi

Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and
takes away his desires along with desire's rewards.
- Giacomo Leopardi


 

People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to
be that which they are not.
- Giacomo Leopardi

No one is so completely disenchanted with the world,
or knows it so thoroughly, or is so utterly disgusted with it,
that when it begins to smile upon him he does not become
partially reconciled to it.
- Giacomo Leopardi

Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of
all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain,
and it brings with it every possible sorrow.
Yet men fear death and desire old age.
- Giacomo Leopardi


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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
- Oscar Wilde

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea;
but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
- Abraham Lincoln

I bought some batteries, but they weren't included.
- Steven Wright

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing.
- Anonymous

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard PHOTO

Some people are so heavenly minded
that they are no earthly good.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Some cause happiness wherever they go;
others whenever they go.
- Oscar Wilde

Give the right man two fishes and some bread,
and he will feed the world;
give the wrong man two fishes and some bread
and he will invent the fast-food fish sandwich.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden PHOTO

Some days you're the dog,
and some days you're the hydrant.
- Anonymous

Always do the right thing.
It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
- Mark Twain

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

In every society some men are born to rule,
and some to advise.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
- Winston Churchill

We are all atheists about most of the gods
that societies have ever believed in.
Some of us just go one god further.
- Richard Dawkins

I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot.
Some days I get more out of the New York Times.
- John F. Kennedy

Some days just go to Hell faster than others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Some days are simply meant for playing.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does
not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses.
They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton,
they laughed at the Wright brothers.
But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
- Carl Sagan

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff.
Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Today is a day to cover your best weapons in velvet.
Go gently into the world.
Hold your anger.
Keep your competitive spirit in check.
Some day you will need your fierce weapons,
but not today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

When someone has a strong intuitive connection,
Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma,
some past connection.
- Richard Gere

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

I'm going to buy some green bananas because by the
time I get home they'll be ripe.
- Ryan Stiles

If I'm making a movie and get hungry,
I call time-out and eat some crackers.
- Carol Alt

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
- Martha Smith

Some people move our souls to dance.
- Flavia Weedn

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
- John W. Gardner

The people of the world genuinely want peace.
Some day the leaders of the world are going to
have to give in and give it to them.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious
goals to improve efficiency of our cars.
What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency.
- Jay Inslee

Some of the most important conversations I've ever
had occurred at my family's dinner table.
- Bob Ehrlich

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates
some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
- Ambrose Bierce

Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love.
Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some single mind must be master,
else there will be no agreement in anything.
- Abraham Lincoln

Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover
things that can be used for good.
- John Charles Polanyi

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet,
isn't much better than tedious disease.
- Alexander Pope

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

Being human, we are imperfect. That's why we need each other.
To catch each other when we falter.
To encourage each other when we lose heart.
Some may lead; others may follow; but none of us can go it alone.
- Hilary Clinton

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge,
others just gargle.
- Robert Anthony


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