Petrarch Quotes

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Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.

beauty virtue

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
— Petrarch

inner peace

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us; avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.