Saul Bellow

🌺 “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” 🌷 “Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” 🌸 “When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.” Saul Bellow – writer, Nobel laureate (10 June 1915-2005)   🌺… Read More Saul Bellow

Ignorance

“It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.” Charles Dudley Warner  (1829 – 20 October  1900) – American essayist and novelist.   “È una fortuna che ogni generazione non comprenda la propria ignoranza. Siamo così in grado di chiamare barbari i nostri… Read More Ignorance

Intelligence vs Ignorance

  🔹“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is  deep.”   Saul Bellow (10 June 1915-2005) – “To Jerusalem and Back” 🔹“Una grande quantità di intelligenza può essere investita in ignoranza, quando il bisogno di illusione è profondo.” 🔹“Une grande quantité d’intelligence peut être investie dans l’ignorance… Read More Intelligence vs Ignorance

⌚ Time ⌚

⌚ “Lost Time is never found again.” ⌚ “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” ⌚ “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (17 January 1706-1790)   ⌚ “Il tempo perso non viene mai più ritrovato.” ⌚… Read More ⌚ Time ⌚

Society

“No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the sources of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.” “Nessuna droga, neppure l’alcol, causa i mali fondamentali della società. Se cerchiamo la fonte dei nostri problemi,… Read More Society