Giacomo Leopardi Quote

Nature, with her customary beneficence, has ordained that man shall not learn how to live until the reasons for living are stolen from him, that he shall find no enjoyment until he has become incapable of vivid pleasure.


Leopardi: Poems and Prose (ed. Praeger Pub Text, 1987)

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Nature, with her customary beneficence, has ordained that man shall not learn how to live until the reasons for living are stolen from him, that he...

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Nature, with her customary beneficence, has ordained that man shall not learn how to live until the reasons for living are stolen from him, that he...

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Nature, with her customary beneficence, has ordained that man shall not learn how to live until the reasons for living are stolen from him, that he...

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Nature, with her customary beneficence, has ordained that man shall not learn how to live until the reasons for living are stolen from him, that he...