Cesare Pavese

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Cesare Pavese (Italian: [ˈtʃeːzare paˈveːze]; 9 September 1908 – 27 August 1950) was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator. He is widely considered among the major authors of the 20th century in his home country.

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Cesare Pavese Quotes

Cesare Pavese #Art

Photo of Cesare Pavese The art of living is the art of knowing how to believe lies.
Cesare Pavese #Strength

Photo of Cesare Pavese He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Cesare Pavese #Alone

Photo of Cesare Pavese A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.
Cesare Pavese #Travel

Photo of Cesare Pavese If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Cesare Pavese #Imagination

Photo of Cesare Pavese It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Cesare Pavese #Money

Photo of Cesare Pavese No woman marries for money they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Cesare Pavese #Power #Strength

Photo of Cesare Pavese Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.