Best Quotes by Giovanni Boccaccio (Top 10)

  1. You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark.
  2. To have compassion for those who suffer is a human quality which everyone should possess, especially those who have required comfort themselves in the past and have managed to find it in others.
  3. While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.
  4. Nothing is so indecent that it cannot be said to another person if the proper words are used to convey it.
  5. Kissed mouth don't lose its fortune, on the contrary it renews itself just as the moon does.
  6. Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
  7. In this world, you only get what you grab for.
  8. Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.
  9. In the affairs of this world, poverty alone is without envy.
  10. No-thing less splendid than a golden sepulchre would have suited so noble a heart.

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