- Notable Petrarch Quotes Index -
Born: July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Italy
Birth Country: Italy
Died: Arezzo, Italy, July 19, 1374
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
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?
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.
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Quotes by Petrarch