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Carlo Goldoni
Born (1707-02-25)25 February 1707
Venice, Republic of Venice, in present-day Italian Republic
Died 6 February 1793(1793-02-06) (aged 85)
Paris, France
Pen name Polisseno Fegeio, Pastor Arcade
Occupation Playwright • Librettist
Nationality Italian
Genre Comedy
Notable works Servant of Two Masters
The Mistress of the Inn
Spouse Nicoletta Conio

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.
He who talks much cannot talk well.
He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices.
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it.
Carlo Goldoni
The blush is beautiful, but it is sometimes convenient.
Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.
Carlo Goldoni
He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons.
A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.