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Eleonora Duse Quotes

I have the greatest of all riches: that of not desiring them.

If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than that!

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.

To help, to continually help and share, that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art.

Work means so many things! So many! Among other things, work also means freedom. ... Without it even the miracle of love is only a cruel deception.