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Torquato Tasso

A depiction of Tasso from a German encyclopedia, 1905. Note the laurel crown.
Born (1544-03-11)11 March 1544
Sorrento, Kingdom of Naples
Died 25 April 1595(1595-04-25) (aged 51)
Rome, Papal States
Occupation Poet
Genre Epic poetry, lyric poetry

The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
Torquato Tasso
It is the fortunate who should extol fortune.
Love is when you don’t have to be with another person to touch their heart!
Torquato Tasso
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.
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Any time not spent on love is wasted.
Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.
Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey, yet was his courage green.
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Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
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None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.