The best The Decameron quotes

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The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

The Decameron quotes

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Kissed mouth don’t lose its fortune, on the contrary it renews itself just as the moon does.

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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.

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Wrongs committed in the distant past are far easier to condemn than to rectify.

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People tend to believe the bad rather than the good.

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The scholar, as wise as he was full of wrath, knowing that threats only serve as weapons to the person so threatened, kept all his resentment within his own breast. . .

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Therefore, I can easily attest to what wise men say is true: only misery is without envy in this world.

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Let this grisly beginning be none other to you than is to wayfarers a rugged and steep mountain.

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