Eugenio Montale
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Born: October 12, 1896

Died: September 12, 1981 (aged 84)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Poet, editor, translator

Bio: Eugenio Montale was an Italian poet, prose writer, editor and translator, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975.

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Letting men die is a money-saving device. Safety costs money… as one safety official put it, 'When everything is hurry, hurry, hurry, when you start pressuring people and taking shortcuts, things can go wrong. And then people die.' No. And then men die.

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