Luigi Pirandello Quotes
Brief author info: Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) Italian playwright and novelist.
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Women are like dreams-they are never the way you would like to have them.
Life is full of infinite absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true.
Woe to him who doesn't know how to wear his mask, be he king or Pope!
Each of us when he appears before his fellows is clothed in a certain dignity. But every man knows what unconfessable things pass within the secrecy of his own heart.
When [man] is happy he takes his happiness as it comes and doesn't analyze it, just as if happiness were his right.
Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
Life is little more than a loan shark: it exacts a very high rate of interest for the few pleasures it concedes.
You too must not count overmuch on your reality as you feel it today, since, like that of yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.
Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.