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Antonio Porchia

(1886–1968)

Italian-born Argentine poet and aphorist

“I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received.”

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source: Voices: Aphorisms, selected and translated by W. S. Merwin (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988), 23.

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“Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life.”

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source: Voices: Aphorisms, selected and translated by W. S. Merwin (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988), 16.

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“Yes, I will go. I would rather grieve over your absence than over you.”

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source: Voices: Aphorisms, selected and translated by W. S. Merwin (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988), 22.

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