Pietro Aretino Quotes

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I keep my friends as misers do their treasure.
— Pietro Aretino

friendship

I am,
indeed,
a king,
because I know how to rule myself.
— Pietro Aretino

self-control

Life is a toy made of glass; it appears to be of inestimable price, but in reality it is very cheap.
— Pietro Aretino

life

I love you and, because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.

lies love truth