What are the best Giacomo Casanova quotes?

Accurate and famous quotes by Giacomo Casanova about love, mere, pleasure, lies, kind. Giacomo Casanova is famous Italian celebrity with many wise quotes. You can read the best of all time or enjoy Top 10 Giacomo Casanova images and Top 10 Giacomo Casanova quotes.

Go to table of contents

Best Giacomo Casanova quotes

Share the best Giacomo Casanova quotations with your friends and family.

Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.

Marriage is the tomb of love.

Worthy or not, my life is my subject, and my subject is my life.

I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.

The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.

The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never had any fixed aim before my eyes, and that my system, if it can be called a system, has been to glide away unconcernedly on the stream of life, trusting to the wind wherever it led.

  • life

In fact, to gull a fool seems to me an exploit worthy of a witty man.

You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.

Economy in pleasure is not to my taste.

Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.

God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle.

I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death.

My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.

I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.

Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.

As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other.

  • love

I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.

Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved.

The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke; it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months.

The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with.

God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe punishment they can suffer.

In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.

I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.

  • food

I know that I have lived because I have felt, and, feeling giving me the knowledge of my existence, I know likewise that I shall exist no more when I shall have ceased to feel.

My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.

Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead.

We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.

It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.

Thence, I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances, and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason, and never through mere fickleness.

I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my countenance, and there it can easily be detected by any physiognomist.

I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.

I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.

For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent.

By recollecting the pleasures I have had formerly, I renew them, I enjoy them a second time, while I laugh at the remembrance of troubles now past, and which I no longer feel.

I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.

Giacomo Casanova quotes images

What are the best Giacomo Casanova images quotes? Read and bookmark finest sayings from Giacomo Casanova, embed as quotes on beautiful images. Those images have love quotes, mere quotes, pleasure quotes, lies quotes, kind quotes.

That were top sayings from Giacomo Casanova as picture quotes. Access more quotations by Giacomo Casanova with images on Pinterest.

Go to table of contents

About Giacomo Casanova

Where is Giacomo Casanova from? Giacomo Casanova is Italian who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Italian society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Italian nature embed in Giacomo Casanova's character.

What Giacomo Casanova was famous for? Giacomo Casanova is famous celebrity with many good quotes. Influential and well recognized celebrity all over the world. Browse a lot of Giacomo Casanova books and reference books with quotes from Giacomo Casanova on Amazon.

Go to table of contents

Celebritys similar to Giacomo Casanova

Which celebrity has the best quotes? Top quotes from famous celebritys like the following.

Go to table of contents

Giacomo Casanova favorite topics

Giacomo Casanova is famous for his passion about love, mere, pleasure, lies, kind. Check out great quotations and affirmations on these topics.


That were all of the 36 Giacomo Casanova quotes. Maybe some questions are in your head.

How to save Giacomo Casanova quotations? Save every quote you like to your Bookmarks for further reference. We rank the quotes by the number of bookmarks each one has. Bookmarking a quotation will increase its position in Quotlr rankings. We use top quotes as affirmations in our daily quote iPhone app.

How do you quote Giacomo Casanova? You are free to cite every quote from Giacomo Casanova found on Quotlr. Hit the share button to get sharing options for Facebook, Twitter or direct link for email.

When was Giacomo Casanova birthday? Giacomo Casanova was born on October 16.

Who is Giacomo Casanova? Some facts about Giacomo Casanova from biography. Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), part autobiography and part memoir, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century.He was so fam... Read more about Giacomo Casanova on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Giacomo Casanova on YouTube.


Part 1

Part 2
Best Giacomo Casanova quotes
Top 10 quotes by Giacomo Casanova

Part 3
Giacomo Casanova quotes images

Part 5
Similar Celebritys

Part 6
Favorite topics

Part 7

Loading ...