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 Francesco Petrarch - “Man has no greater enemy than himself.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Books have led some to learning and others to madness”
 Francesco Petrarch - “True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart of life, and is prophetic of eternal good.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “All pleasure in the world is a passing dream.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen”
 Francesco Petrarch - “It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Five enemies of peace inhabit with us avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “How fortune brings to earth the over-sure”
 Francesco Petrarch - “For virtue only finds eternal Fame.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “I know and love the good, yet ah the worst pursue.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Virtue is health, vice is sickness.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.”
 Francesco Petrarch - “How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.”