Cesare Pavese was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator. He is widely considered among the major authors of the 20th century in his home country... (wikipedia)
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body.
No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.
The only joy in the world is to begin.