“Amidst the attention given to the sciences as how they can lead to the cure...– John Maeda, Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, university professor, and author, cited in The universe will fly like a bird (via amiquote)
“The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s must be...– G. H. Hardy, was a prominent English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis (1877-1947), A Mathematician’s Apology (1941)
“The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it...– Henri Poincaré, French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and a philosopher of science (1854-1912), The Value of Science, Cosimo, Inc., 2007, p.8. (via amiquote)
“Feeling insignificant because the universe is large, has exactly the same...– David Deutsch, British physicist at the University of Oxford, he pioneered the field of quantum computation by formulating a description for a quantum Turing machine, as well as specifying an algorithm designed to run on a quantum computer, The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the...
First experiment to post via smartphone and Instagram
The antidote to moralism is presence: not “do this,” but “I’m here.– Gregory Wolfe, Poetic Justice (via quaerere-deum)
We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us...– e e cummings (via pavorst)
“Moonlight Sonata” […] There were a few scenes of New York,...– Edward Rutherfurd - “New York”
Mary didn’t know much about music, though she liked to sing. She’d...
ARDENT QUESTIONS: The Fox →
ardentquestions: “But the fox returned to her idea. ‘My life is monotonous. I hunt chickens, and men hunt me. All chickens look alike, and all men too. So I get bored. But if you tame me, my life will be illuminated. I will know the sound of steps that are different from all others. Other steps make me hide…
ardentquestions: This is my desire and hope: “that the eternal idea of beauty should assume material form”.
Do not accept anything as truth if it lacks love. And do not accept anything as...– Edith Stein (via invicemsunt)
Me, my Boyfriend and the "smelly" fruit
Me: E' questo quello che chiamano "muluni ciaru"?
Boyfriend: Sì, perchè ha un odore molto forte, ma non ti dico a cosa mi fa pensare quest'odore...
Me: a cosa?
Boyfriend: alla fogna
Me: Che? Ma che fogne frequenti?! Le fogne delle fatine?!?
[…] The first he heard was the tail of one of Father Brown’s sentences,...– The Innocence of Father Brown- ”The Blue Cross” - G.K. Chesterton