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Goliarda Sapienza

  • Distance is a good teacher. You only fully understand that which you have lost.

    • Goliarda Sapienza,
    • in Anne Milano Appel, trans., The Art of Joy ()
  • Surprise is the enemy of prudence.

    • Goliarda Sapienza,
    • in Anne Milano Appel, trans., The Art of Joy ()
  • The tightrope of love swings back and forth, forever tied between the tree of anxiety and the tree of fear. Like life, it holds a constant reminder that death must be overcome ...

    • Goliarda Sapienza,
    • in Anne Milano Appel, trans., The Art of Joy ()

Goliarda Sapienza, Italian writer

(1924 - 1996)