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Fernando Pessoa

Read through the most famous quotes from Fernando Pessoa

Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.

— Fernando Pessoa

#reading #solitude #life

No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it

— Fernando Pessoa


There are ships sailing to many ports, but not a single one goes where life is not painful.

— Fernando Pessoa

#pain #ships #life

My past is everything I failed to be.

— Fernando Pessoa

#past #self #time #past

Não sou nada. Nunca serei nada. Não posso querer ser nada. À parte isso, tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo.

— Fernando Pessoa

#nothingness #dreams

In order to understand, I destroyed myself.

— Fernando Pessoa


I am nothing. I'll never be anything. I couldn't want to be something. Apart from that, I have in me all the dreams in the world.

— Fernando Pessoa

#nothingness #dreams

The value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people!

— Fernando Pessoa


Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.

— Fernando Pessoa

#chocolates #earth #like #look #metaphysics

If I write what I feel, it's to reduce the fever of feeling. What I confess is unimportant, because everything is unimportant.

— Fernando Pessoa


About Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa Quotes

Did you know about Fernando Pessoa?

Unlike Caeiro who asks nothing of life he asks too much. Faustino Antunes" April 10 1907. He does not question anything whatsoever; he calmly accepts the world as it is.

He also wrote in and translated from English and French. Fernando Pessoa born Fernando António Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa (Portuguese pronunciation: [feɾˈnɐ̃du ɐ̃ˈtɔnju nuˈgɐi̯ɾɐ dɨ siˈabɾɐ pɨˈsoɐ]; June 13 1888 – November 30 1935) was a Portuguese poet writer literary critic translator publiFernando Pessoar and philosopher described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language.

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