a few quotations I (really) like
Solo la luce che uno accende a se stesso, risplende in seguito anche per gli
Arthur Schopenhauer, da “Parerga e Paralipomena"
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, second it is
violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident."
This box is full of stuff that almost killed me.
And what about this one? Where's this one from, Will?
It's my wedding ring. Like I said, stuff that almost killed me.
From the "Hurt Locker" script
Nonne nobis visum est nullam naturam esse quae non in his tribus terminis
intelligitur subsistere, qui a Graecis ut saepe diximus, “ousia, dinamia,
energia” appellantur: hoc est essentia, virtus, operatio.
Robots are not bright enough to be called stupid
Photography and art are all about discovering what excites you, and showing it
to us as you see it.
I thought of the future but I spoke of the past.
Truman Capote (Breakfast at Tiffany)
L'assurdo ci sfida per spingerci a essere fieri di noi
Science may set limits to knowledge,
but should not set limits to imagination.
I am what I have around
Theoria, Wallace Stevens
Algernon. The doctors found
out that Bunbury could not live, that is what I mean — so Bunbury died.
Lady Bracknell. He seems to have had great confidence in the opinion of his physicians.
from "The Importance of being Ernest", Oscar Wilde
Just like everything in life,
if something isn't adding to the composition,
it's taking away.
Almost nothing fundamental has been developed by large corporations, or even by people working at their day jobs. All large organizations do is bring other people's brilliant ideas to market, but the brilliant ideas always start in the imagination of a single man.
Almost everything earth-shaking has
been developed by individuals working in their garage on their own time.