Giovannino Oliviero Giuseppe Guareschi, 1908 - 1968
At Valtellina, Italian Ministry of Heritage and Culture archive photo (1948)
Born: 1 May 1908, Fontanelle di Roccabianca, Parma, Italy
Died: 22 July 1968, Cervia, Ravenna, Italy
Biography from Wikipedia
Giovanni Guareschi quotes:
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- It is right to hate sin, but not to hate the sinner. permalink
- Lord, my hands were made for blessing, but not my feet! permalink
The Little World of Don Camillo (1948)
- The man who offers an insult writes it in sand, but for the man who receives it, it's chiseled in bronze. permalink
- When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar, you mustn't behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog. You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you to have a part in his hunger. permalink
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