Francesco Guicciardini Quote: “Like other men, I have sought…”

Like other men, I have sought honours and preferment, and often have obtained them beyond my wishes or hopes. Yet never have I found in them that content which I had figured beforehand in my mind. A strong reason, if we well consider it, why we should disencumber ourselves of vain desires.

Francesco Guicciardini


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Name: Francesco Guicciardini
Profession: Historian
Nationality: Italian
Birthday: March 6, 1483
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