Pedro Calderon de la Barca Quotes

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Born: January 17, 1600, Madrid, Spain
Birth Country: Spain
Died: Madrid, Spain, May 25, 1681
Occupation: Author

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But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

2.
For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

3.
For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

4.
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

5.
One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

6.
These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

7.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

8.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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