„Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.“

Источник: Six Characters in Search of an Author and Other Plays

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Луиджи Пиранделло2
итальянский писатель и драматург 1867 - 1936

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