Carlos Drummond de Andrade Quotes (1 quote)
“I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - the sinners are much more fun.”
As quoted in: "Beowulf to Beatles & Beyond: The Varieties of Poetry" (Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Division, 1981) by David R. Pichaske, p. 131
“Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.”
―John Stuart Mill
As quoted in "Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 60" (1880): "It was the perception of it which made John Stuart Mill assert that while all conservatives are not stupid, all stupid people are conservative."
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.”
The Portrait of a Lady (1881), Chapter XXIII
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCarlos Drummond de Andrade
Born: October 31, 1902
Died: August 17, 1987 (aged 84)
Bio: Carlos Drummond de Andrade was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. He has become something of a national poet; his poem Canção Amiga was printed on the 50 cruzados bill. He is considered to be among the greatest Brazilian poets of all time.