Dante Alighieri: No greater sorrow

“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.”

—Dante Alighieri.

Petrarch: Love life

Portrait of Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), It...

Portrait of Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), Italian poet and humanist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.”