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Cesare Pavese
(1908-1950) born on
Sep 09
Italian poet, critic, novelist, translator. He introduced many modern U.S. and English writers to Italy.
         
   
F
One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it better.

R
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
A
To choose a hardship for ourselves is our only defence against that hardship. This is what is meant by accepting suffering. . . . Those who, by their very nature, can suffer completely, utterly, have an advantage.
N
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.
K
Many men on the point of an edifying death would be furious if they were suddenly restored to life.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Business of Living: Diaries 1935-50."
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Entry for 10 Nov. 1938; "The Burning Brand: Diaries 1935-1950," 1952; tr. 1961.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations," by John Daintith, 1989.
   


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