Facts about Italo Calvino

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Italo Calvino was a famous Journalist from Italy, who lived between October 15, 1923 and September 19, 1985. He/she became 61 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Italo.

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Famous quotes by Italo Calvino (10)


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"The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines"
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"A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say"
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"The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts"
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"In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision"
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"Biographical data, even those recorded in the public registers, are the most private things one has, and to declare them openly is rather like facing a psychoanalyst"
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"The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him"
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"The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins"
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"What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts"
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"Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents"
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"It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear"


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