The surest way of concealing from others the boundaries of one’s own knowledge is not to overstep them.

– Giacomo Leopardi

By the age of 16, Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi (born June 29, 1798) had already outgrown his tutors. He independently mastered Greek and Latin, translated classical works, and wrote his own tragedies, Italian poems, and scholarly commentaries.

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