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Pietro Aretino
(1492-1556) born on
Apr 20
Italian poet, writer, dramatist. He was celebrated throughout Europe in his time for his fiery letters and insolent literary attacks on the powerful.
         
   
F
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.

R
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
A
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
N
I am, indeed, a king, for I know how to rule myself.
K
I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: From George Osner's collection of quotations.
A: From George Osner's collection of quotations.
N: From George Osner's collection of quotations.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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