Inspirational Quote of the Day: One About Kings

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Today’s inspiration comes from a blackmailer, sodomite, and the inventor of literary pornography. To be honest, I wonder if he was a Jew. He lived his whole life like a perverted Jew, damned to Hell. The quote is still a good one, however.

Learn more about Pietro Aretino at Wikipedia.

Pietro Aretino (20 April 1492 – 21 October 1556) was an Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist and blackmailer who wielded immense influence on contemporary art and politics and invented modern literate pornography.[1]

He was a lover of men; having declared himself a sodomite since birth. In a letter to Giovanni de’ Medici written in 1524 Aretino enclosed a satirical poem saying that due to a sudden aberration he had “fallen in love with a female cook and temporarily switched from boys to girls…”

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