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Francisco de Quevedo

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Francisco de Quevedo


Born
in Madrid, Spain
July 16, 1580

Died
September 08, 1645

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Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas was a nobleman, politician and writer of the Spanish Golden Age. His style is categorized by what was called conceptismo, characterized by a rapid rhythm, directness, simple vocabulary, witty metaphors, and wordplay.

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“He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.”
Francisco de Quevedo

“Nunca mejora su estado quien muda solamente de lugar, y no de vida y costumbres.”
Francisco de Quevedo, Historia de la vida del Buscón

“I will be dust, but dust in love”
Francisco de Quevedo