If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.

-Pietro Aretino
Pietro Aretino

Even when I'm railed at, I get my quota of renown.

Pietro Aretino
Perugia is my true fatherland because there I grew to manhood. Pietro Are
Pietro Aretino

Nature without exercise is a seed shut up in a pod, and art without practice is nothing.

Pietro Aretino
What evil is there in seeing a man possess a woman? Why, the beasts would be more free than we! It seems to me that that which is given us by nature for our own preservation ought to be worn round the neck as a pendant and in the hat for a medal.
Pietro Aretino

What evil is there in seeing a man possess a woman? Why, the beasts would be more free than we! Pietro Aretin

Pietro Aretino
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.
Pietro Aretino

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.

Pietro Aretino
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them. Pietro Are
Pietro Aretino

A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.

Pietro Aretino
Flee laziness which while it produces an immediate delight, ends in the sorrow of repentance. And know that nature without exercise is a seed shut up in the pod, and art without practice is nothing.