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Stefano Guazzo

Data de nascimento: 1530
Data de falecimento: 1593

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Stefano Guazzo was an Italian writer from Casale Monferrato.

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„Water at a distance does not put out a fire near at hand.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Del Prencipe di Valacchia, p. 39. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 243.

„When the prayer is granted, they cheat the saint.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Del Conoscimento di se stesso, p. 457. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 300.

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„It is better to give away the wool than the sheep.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Dell'Honore, p. 313. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 294.

„Better a live dog than a dead lion.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Della Morte, p. 525. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 394.

„To show favour to a villain is to sow in the sea, and to be guilty of an injustice.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Del Prencipe di Valacchia, p. 67. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 314.

„He who does not look before him stays behind.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Della Prudenza et Dottrina del Re, p. 14. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 268.

„Translation: There are many who write good deeds in the dust, and injuries on marble.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Del Prencipe di Valacchia, p. 79. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 436.

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„There is nothing that adds more lustre to a prince than having efficient officers.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
De' Magistrati, p. 117. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 380.

„In an old man all his other vices grow old, but avarice alone grows younger.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
De' Magistrati, p. 127. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 430.

„A king without instruction is like a donkey crowned.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 320. Della Prudenza et Dottrina del Re. p. 25.

„The mouth of hell is full of good resolutions.“

—  Stefano Guazzo
Del Conoscimento di se stesso, p. 492. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 339.