Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco

Italian scientist, philosopher, historian and medievalist, an expert on semiotics, literary critic, writer.
A sure sign of a lunatic is that sooner or later, he brings up the Templars.More Umberto Eco quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I started to write [ The Name of the Rose ] in March of 1978, moved by a seminal idea. I wanted to poison a monk.More Umberto Eco quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Conspiracies and all the theories of conspiracy are a part of the canon of fakes. And I'm involved, in all of my writings, the theoretical ones as well as the novels, with the production of fakes.More Umberto Eco quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Certainly, light fiction exists and encompasses mysteries or second-class romance novels, books that are read on the beach, whose only aim is to entertain. These books are not concerned with style or creativity - instead they are successful because they are repetitive and follow a template that readers enjoy.More Umberto Eco quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.More Umberto Eco quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Jodi Picoult Lie to yourself until it's true. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Mother Teresa The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Arthur Koestler Death tripped down the corridor, changing step, struck out here and there, danced pirouettes; often I felt his breath on my face when he was miles away; often I fell asleep and dreamed while he stood leaning over my bed. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Samuel Butler The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of public opinion. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Eric Bell The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More