Jacinto Benavente

Literary Birthday – 12 August – Jacinto Benavente

Jacinto Benavente was born 12 August 1866, and died 14 July 1954.

Three Quotes

  1. Everyone thinks that having a talent is a matter of luck; no one thinks that luck could be a matter of talent.
  2. If people could hear our thoughts, very few of us would escape from being locked away as mad men.
  3. Blessed are those who imitate us for they shall inherit our faults.

Jacinto Benavente was a Spanish dramatist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1922.

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by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 12th August 2014