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Dante Alighieri
June 1, 1265 - September 13, 1321
Nationality: Italian
Category: Poet
Subcategory: Italian Poet

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.

    Topics: Art

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.


Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.


I wept not, so to stone within I grew.


No one thinks of how much blood it costs.


A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.


Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always.


Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.


Will cannot be quenched against its will.


Follow your own star!


The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.


Nature is the art of God.


Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.


Small projects need much more help than great.


He listens well who takes notes.


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!


The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.


You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man's bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man's stairs.


The secret of getting things done is to act!


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