📚 🌹 Giornata mondiale del libro 🌹 📚

Oggi 23 aprile ricorre la Giornata mondiale del libro e del diritto d’autore, che viene anche chiamata Giornata del libro e delle rose. La data 23 aprile è stata scelta perché in tale giorno, nel 1616, morirono tre grandi della letteratura mondiale: l’inglese William Shakespeare, lo spagnolo Miguel de Cervantes e il peruviano Garcilaso Inca… Read More 📚 🌹 Giornata mondiale del libro 🌹 📚

Earth Day

  Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Its aim is to inspire awareness and appreciation for Earth’s environment. It was first organized in 1970 to promote ecology and respect for life on the planet as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water, and soil pollution. Now… Read More Earth Day

Notre-Dame

In ricordo di un simbolo ferito dall’incendio Un senso di smarrimento e di incredulità ci ha colti alla notizia che le fiamme hanno distrutto il tetto e la guglia di Notre-Dame.  Quel tetto antico era una “foresta” costruita con il legno di milletrecento querce.

Infinity

Limerick There was a young fellow from Trinity, Who took the square root of Infinity. But the number of digits, Gave him the fidgets; He dropped Math and took up Divinity. George Gamow, physicist and cosmologist (4 Mar 1904-1968) (One, Two, Three… Infinity – 1947)   C’era un giovane studente del Trinity, che calcolò la… Read More Infinity

Memory

“Your memory is a monster; you forget – it doesn’t. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you – and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you!” John Irving – novelist (b. 2 Mar… Read More Memory

Difetti

  Marco Valerio Marziale – poeta romano (1 marzo 40 – 104) “Simpliciter pateat vitium fortasse pusillum: quod tegitur, maius creditur esse malum.” “Lascia che si veda il tuo piccolo difetto: un difetto, se nascosto, sembra molto più grave.” “Let a defect, which is possibly but small, appear undisguised. A fault concealed is presumed to… Read More Difetti

Felicità

Luis Buñuel , regista spagnolo (22 febbraio 1900 – 1983) 🌷Felicità è andare d’accordo con se stessi 🌷Happiness is getting on with yourself. 🌷 Le bonheur c’est être en accord avec soi-même.

Reasoning

  🃏 “Only the madman is absolutely sure.” 🃏 “Belief is the death of intelligence.” 🃏 “Every morning I have been looking at CNN to see if there is any reason for hope.”   Robert Anton Wilson (18 January 1932 –2007) was an American novelist, essayist, editor, playwright, poet, famous for his satirical work “The… Read More Reasoning