Quotation Explorer - 'Cesare Pavese'

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world. - Cesare Pavese
We are all capable of evil thoughts, but only very rarely of evil deeds: we can all do good deeds, but very few of us can think good thoughts. - Cesare Pavese
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first. - Cesare Pavese
The cadence of suffering has begun. - Cesare Pavese
The only joy in the world is to begin. - Cesare Pavese
A veces una mujer encuentra los restos de un barco hecho pedazos y decide hacer con ellos un hombre sano. En ocasiones lo consigue. Otras veces una mujer encuentra un hombre sano y decide hacerlo pedazos. Siempre lo consigue. - Cesare Pavese
If it is true that one gets used to suffering, how is it that as the years go one always suffers more? No, they are not mad, those people who amuse themselves, enjoy life, travel, make love, fight—they are not mad. We should like to do the same ourselves. - Cesare Pavese
War makes men barbarous because, to take part in it, one must harden oneself against all regret, all appreciation of delicacy and sensitive values. One must live as if those values did not exist, and when the war is over one has lost the resilience to return to those values. - Cesare Pavese
Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body. - Cesare Pavese
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative? - Cesare Pavese
We don't remember days,we remember moments. - Cesare Pavese
Non è bello essere bambini: è bello da anziani pensare a quando eravamo bambini. - Cesare Pavese
We do not remember days, we remember moments. - Cesare Pavese
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