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9 Famous Quotes by Italo Calvino
10/15/1923 - 9/19/1985
Also Known As:  
Calvino, Italo     Tonio Cavilla
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Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

Melancholy Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Literary Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.

Foreigners Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

Revolution Quotes, by Italo Calvino , Source: Il Barone Rampante (ch. 28)

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Literature Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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Myth is the hidden part of every story, the buried part, the region that is still unexplored because there are as yet no words to enable us to get there. Myth is nourished by silence as well as by words.

Myths Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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The unconscious is the ocean of the unsayable, of what has been expelled from the land of language, removed as a result of ancient prohibitions.

Unconscious Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.

Zone Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Art and artists Quotes, by Italo Calvino

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