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Dante Alighieri

Read through the most famous quotes from Dante Alighieri

The more a thing is perfect, the more if feels pleasure and pain.

— Dante Alighieri


They yearn for what they fear for.

— Dante Alighieri


There, pride, avarice, and envy are the tongues men know and heed, a Babel of depsair

— Dante Alighieri


The man who lies asleep will never waken fame, and his desire and all his life drift past him like a dream, and the traces of his memory fade from time like smoke in air, or ripples on a stream.

— Dante Alighieri


Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.

— Dante Alighieri

#fate #fear #faith

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

— Dante Alighieri

#hell #morality #neutrality #hell

Oh blind, oh ignorant, self-seeking cupidity whcih spurs as so in the short mortal life and steeps as through all eternity.

— Dante Alighieri


There is no greater sorrow Than to recall a happy time When miserable.

— Dante Alighieri

#italian-medieval-poetry #nostalgia #À-la-recherche-du-temps-perdu #sorrow

The path to paradise begins in hell.

— Dante Alighieri

#hell #paradise #path

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

— Dante Alighieri

#inspirational #memory #inspirational

About Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri Quotes

Did you know about Dante Alighieri?

The ensuing line L'ombra sua torna ch'era dipartita ("his spirit which had left us returns") is poignantly absent from the empty tomb. (The city council of Florence finally passed a motion rescinding Dante's sentence in June 2008. In 2007 a reconstruction of Dante's face was undertaken in a collaborative project.

: /ˈdænti/ US /ˈdɑːnteɪ/; Italian: [ˈdante]; c. His Divine Comedy originally called Commedia and later called Divina by Boccaccio is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

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