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Francesco Petrarch
(1304-1374) born on
Jul 20
Italian poet. His "Petrarchan" sonnets of idealized love served as a model for Italian literature for three centuries.
         
   
F
Who naught suspects is easily deceived.

R
The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
A
A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
N
Who overrefines his argument brings himself to grief.
K
How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
R: In "The International Thesaurus of Quotations," by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, 1995.
A: In "Dictionary of Quotations," by Bergen Evans, 1968.
N: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
K: In "The International Thesaurus of Quotations," by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, 1995.
   


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