Leopoldo Alas

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Only virtue has powerful arguments agaisnt pessimism.

Leopoldo García Alas y Ureña (25 April 185213 June 1901), also known as Clarín, was a Spanish realist novelist born in Zamora. He died in Oviedo.

Quotes[edit]

  • Sólo la virtud tiene argumentos poderosos contra el pesimismo.
    • Only virtue has powerful arguments against pessimism.
    • Attributed without citation at Frases Célebres
  • Cualquiera sirve para rey; casi nadie para solitario.
    • Anyone can be king; almost no one can be solitary.
    • Attributed without citation at Frases Célebres
  • A la larga siempre acierta el que se fía del genio.
    • In the long run he who trusts genius is always right.
    • Attributed without citation at Frases Célebres
  • Más que a España, amo yo el mundo, y más que a mi tiempo, a toda la historia de esta pobre interesante humanidad que viene de las tinieblas y se esfuerza, incansable, por llegar a la luz.
    • More than Spain, I love the world, and more than my time, I love the whole interesting history of this poor humanity that comes from the darkness and works tirelessly to come to light.
    • Attributed without citation at TusRelatos.com
  • Cabe todo mal en el espíritu humano, que cabe esta contradicción: la envidia y el desprecio.
    • All evil will fit in the human spirit, in fact this contradiction: envy and disdain.
    • Attributed without citation at Mundocitas.com
  • Hay muchos que creen imitar el estilo de Victor Hugo, cuando en realidad solo imitan el de sus traductores.
    • Many people think they imitate Victor Hugo's style, when actually, they only imitate his translators' style.
    • Attributed without citation at Celebérrima.com

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