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Vittorio Alfieri

Count Vittorio Alfieri (/ˌælfiˈɛəri/, also US: /ɑːlˈfjɛri/, Italian:[vitˈtɔːrjo alˈfjɛːri]; 16 January 1749? 8 October 1803) was an Italian dramatist and…

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Death

Judy Collins quote : My book ‘Trust Your …

My book ‘Trust Your Heart’, which is the story of my life, will be followed by ‘Singing Lessons’, a memoir…

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Fear

Jeffrey Kluger quote : What people fear most …

What people fear most about tragedy is its randomness – a taxi cab jumps the curb and hits a pedestrian,…

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Happiness

Joni Mitchell quote : I don’t understand why …

I don’t understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear…

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Famous

Andrew Coyle Bradley quote : In approaching our subject …

In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of…

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Beauty

David Remnick quote : The world is a …

The world is a crazy, beautiful, ugly complicated place, and it keeps moving on from crisis to strangeness to beauty…

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Good

Karl Marx quote : Greek philosophy seems to …

Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a…

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Death

Mario Puzo quote : What we think of …

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We…

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History

Karl Marx quote : History repeats itself first …

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Karl Marx

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Home

Edward Abbey quote : The tragedy of modern …

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other – instead of their real enemies…

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