Quotation Explorer - 'Giacomo Casanova'

To lead a blameless life you must curb your passions , and whatever misfortune may befall you cannot be ascribed by anyone to want of good luck, or attributed to fate; these words are devoid of sense, and all fault will rightly fall on your own head. - Giacomo Casanova
Enjoy the present, bid defiance to the future, laugh at all those reasonable beings who exercise their reason to avoid the misfortunes which they fear, destroying at the same time the pleasure that they might enjoy. - Giacomo Casanova
one who makes no mistakes makes nothing - Giacomo Casanova
From that moment our love became sad, and sadness is a disease which gives the death-blow to affection. - Giacomo Casanova
The man who seeks to educate himself must first read and then travel in order to correct what he has learned. - Giacomo Casanova
We ourselve are the authors of almost all our woes and griefs, of which we so unreasonably complain. - Giacomo Casanova
There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our lives. - Giacomo Casanova
If you have not done things worthy of being written about, at least write things worthy of being read. - Giacomo Casanova
Hope is nothing but a deceitful flatterer accepted by reason only because it is often in need of palliatives. - Giacomo Casanova
lies, truth, loveI have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of it's charms. - Giacomo Casanova
The philosopher is a person who refuses no pleasures which do not produce greater sorrows, and who knows how to create new ones. - Giacomo Casanova
Be the flame, not the moth. - Giacomo Casanova
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