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Giovanni Boccaccio

Quote of Giovanni Boccaccio - A man's nobility is not affected...

Biography - Giovanni Boccaccio:

Italian writer and poet.
Born: 1313 - Died: 1375
14th century
Place of birth: Italy

A man's nobility is not affected by poverty, as it is by riches.




La pauvreté n'ôte de noblesse à personne, la richesse oui.

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Quotes for: wealth


Quotes for: wealth

I am rich in the goods that I can do without.

Let us enrich ourselves with our mutual differences.

The wise man is rich

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.

To love is to find one's riches outside oneself.

If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.

Quotes for: poverty


Quotes about poverty:

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.

Abundance makes me poor.

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.

Another cause of our poverty lies in our new needs.


Giovanni Boccaccio also said...

Things which are without measure may not long endure.

It is a common saying, that the deceiver lies at the mercy of the deceived;

A just king must be the first to observe those laws that he has himself prescribed.

Every person born into this world has a natural right to sustain, preserve, and defend his own life to the best of his ability.

People tend to believe the bad rather than the good.

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