— Petrarch

— Petrarch

Petrarch Quote: “How quick the old woe follows a little bliss!”

Petrarch Quote: “I rejoiced in my progress, mourned my weaknesses, and commiserated the universal instability of human conduct.”

Petrarch Quote: “Wanting is not enough, long and you attain it.”

Petrarch Quote: “I have friends whose society is delightful to me; they are persons of all countries and of all ages; distinguished in war, in council, and in letters; easy to live with, always at my command.”

Petrarch Quote: “Great errors seldom originate but with men of great minds.”

Petrarch Quote: “Often on earth the gentlest heart is fain To feed and banquet on another’s woe.”

Petrarch Quote: “For death betimes is comfort, not dismay, and who can rightly die needs no delay.”

Petrarch Quote: “What name to call thee by, O virgin fair, I know not, for thy looks are not of earth And more than mortal seems thy countenances.”

Petrarch Quote: “For style beyond the genius never dares.”

Petrarch Quote: “The end of doubt is the beginning of repose.”

Petrarch Quote: “He loves but lightly who his love can tell.”

Petrarch Quote: “I know and love the good, yet ah! the worst pursue.”

Petrarch Quote: “Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief.”

Petrarch Quote: “For virtue only finds eternal Fame.”