Quotes by Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Pedro Calderón de la Barca

dramatist, poet and writer

Alive from: 1600-1681

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need.
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    One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
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    These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
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    What is life? A frenzy. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a fiction. And the greatest good is trivial; for all life is a dream and all dreams are dreams.
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    What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?
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Subjects in these quotes:

  1. sprightly
  2. frivolity
  3. sleeping
  4. illusion
  5. greatest
  6. evening
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