Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini

The affairs of this world are so shifting and depend on so many accidents, that it is hard to form any judgment concerning the future; nay, we see from experience that the forecasts even of the wise almost always turn out false.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be careful how you do one man a pleasure which must needs occasion equal displeasure in another. For he who is thus slighted will not forget, but will think the offence to himself the greater in that another profits by it; while he who receives the pleasure will either not remember it, or will consider the favour done him less than it really was.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To relinquish a present good through apprehension of a future evil is in most instances unwise ... from a fear which may afterwards turn out groundless, you lost the good that lay within your grasp.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [08/24/2011 03:08:29]
One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Anna Aronova The flight of imagination does not depend on the direction of the wind. -AnnaIsAronova [07/14/2018 12:07:37] More


Anatolijj Jurkin A physically trained young man can run past a neighbor's horizontal bar, but a physically trained girl will not pass by a random pylon. (Anatoly Yurkin) [07/16/2018 10:07:29] More


Eugene Ryabyi To suffer is to give reason to the enemies for being happy. [06/24/2018 05:06:33] More


Anna Aronova Women's logic lies in its illogicaly, in the opinion of men. -AnnaIsAronova [06/22/2018 10:06:22] More


Anna Aronova Everyone expects love from others, but few are able to give it.-AnnaIsAronova [07/16/2018 06:07:28] More