Quotations by Author

Umberto Eco

The Pendulum told me that, as everything moved -- earth, solar system, nebulae and black holes -- one single point stood still ... How could you fail to kneel down before this altar of certitude?.

You understand everything when there is no longer anything to understand.

Wanting connections, we found connections — always, everywhere, and between everything. The world exploded in a whirling network of kinships, where everything pointed to everything else, everything explained everything else …