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Fausto Cercignani

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Biography - Fausto Cercignani:

Italian scholar, essayist and poet.
Born: 1941
Place of birth: Italy

The essence of my optimism is constructive pessimism.



(German, French, Italian)

Das Wesentliche meines Optimismus ist konstruktiver Pessimismus.

L'essence de mon optimisme est un pessimisme constructif.

L'essenza del mio ottimismo è il pessimismo costruttivo.

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