Fernando Pessoa Quotes

Best 8 Quotes by Fernando Pessoa

“No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.”

“Stones in the way? I keep them all. One day I will build a castle.”

The Book of Disquiet Quotes

“I feel as if I'm always on the verge of waking up.”

The Book of Disquiet

“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.”

The Book of Disquiet

“My past is everything I failed to be.”

The Book of Disquiet

“There are ships sailing to many ports, but not a single one goes where life is not painful.”

The Book of Disquiet

“We never love anyone. What we love is the idea we have of someone. It's our own concept — our own selves — that we love.”

The Book of Disquiet

“We worship perfection because we can't have it; if we had it, we would reject it. Perfection is inhuman, because humanity is imperfect.”

The Book of Disquiet

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