Quote of the Day > June 21, 2012

About this quote:
The Brazilian poet and author of Dom Casmurro was born on this day in 1839.

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
“He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil.”
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Iaiá Garcia

Dom Casmurro Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas O Alienista Quincas Borba Helena