Giacomo Leopardi Quotes and Quotations
The end of pain we take as happiness.
You can be happy indeed if you have breathing space from pain.
In all climates, under all skies, man's happiness is always somewhere else.
It's not our disadvantages or shortcomings that are ridiculous, but rather the studious way we try to hide them, and our desire to act as if they did not exist.
I get up and I bless the light thin clouds and the first twittering of birds, and the breathing air and smiling face of the hills.
People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not.
He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much the master of the world as he who is ready to die.