Quotes by Giacomo Leopardi
6 quotes by Giacomo Leopardi
Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age.
Quote about olderness, age, sadness, old, man, fear, death
Quote about ridicule, people
To the Moon Oh gracious moon, now as the year turns, I remember how, heavy with sorrow, I climbed this hill to gaze on you, And then as now you hung above those trees Illuminating all. But to my eyes Your face seemed clouded, temulous...
Quote about light, moon, sadness, youth, memory, tears, pain, eyes, past, hope
Infinite These solitary hills have always been dear to me. Seated here, this sweet hedge, which blocks the distant horizon opening inner silences and interminable distances. I plunge in thought to where my heart, frightened, pulls back....
Quote about infinite, thinking, eternity, voice, present, past, spirit, heart, time, love