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Giovanni Boccaccio Quotes





Do as we say, and not as we do.
[Preaching]
 

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
 

His hair stood upright like porcupine quills.
 

Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.
 

People tend to believe the bad rather than the good.
 

While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.