Experience

Bernard Baruch was an American businessman and politician, and an advisor to Democratic presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters.He was born on 19 August 1870 and on his 85th birthday, in 1955, he stated:“To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.” Speaking about intelligence:“I’m not smart. I… Read More Experience

John Locke

John Locke (29 August 1632 –1704) was an influential English philosopher of the Enlightenment and social contract theorist. He was an empiricist who believed that all knowledge is based on experience derived from the senses. “’I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.’ (“Ho sempre pensato che le azioni… Read More John Locke

Leggere

      “When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before. ” -Clifton Fadiman, American editor, anthologist, and writer (1904-1999) “Quando rileggi un classico non è nel libro che cogli più di quanto tu non abbia visto… Read More Leggere