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  • 1.
    Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
    Eugenio Montale (1896-1981), Italian poet. Poet In Our Time (1972).

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  • 2.
    Too many lives are needed to make just one.
    Eugenio Montale (1896-1981), Italian poet. "Summer," Le Occasioni (1939). This last line was remembered by author Italo Calvino in a newspaper tribute to Montale after the poet's death.
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