Petrarch Quotes

- Notable Petrarch Quotes Index -

Born: July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Italy
Birth Country: Italy
Died: Arezzo, Italy, July 19, 1374
Occupation: Author

1.
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
- Petrarch

2.
Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?
- Petrarch

3.
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.
- Petrarch

4.
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch

5.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
- Petrarch

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