Carlos Drummond de Andrade Quotes (1 quote)
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (1925)
History of the Peloponnesian War, book V
“The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.”
As quoted in "The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline", James Perloff, Western Islands, 1988, p. 3
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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.
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