Famous Quotes & Sayings

Poggio Bracciolini Quotes & Sayings

Enjoy the top 3 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Poggio Bracciolini.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Poggio Bracciolini Quotes 815354

I am determined not to assume the sacerdotal office, for I have seen many men whom I have regarded as persons of good character and liberal dispositions, degenerate into avarice, sloth, and dissipation, in consequence of their introduction into the priesthood — Poggio Bracciolini

Poggio Bracciolini Quotes 1900106

Every man waits his destined hour; even the cities are doomed to their fate. Let us spend our leisure with our books, which will take our minds off these troubles, and will teach us to despise what many people desire....sometimes I am free for reading, free from all care about public affairs...I live free as much as I can

-Freedom here has nothing to do with political libertyir a notion of rights or the licence to say whatever [Poggio] wished or the ability to go wherever [Poggio] chose. It is rather the experience of withdrawing inwardly from the press of the world - and ensphering himself in a space apart. — Poggio Bracciolini

Poggio Bracciolini Quotes 2059288

Let us spend our leisure with our books, which will take our minds off these troubles, and will teach us to despise what many people desire. — Poggio Bracciolini