"Literature for me isn't a workaday job, but something which involves desires, dreams and fantasy."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Antonio Tabucchi on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Antonio Tabucchi on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Antonio Tabucchi on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Antonio Tabucchi on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Antonio Tabucchi on James Dean
"I live quietly at home among my family and friends."
"My job is to look at what politics is doing, not be a politician myself."
"Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher."
"No, I'm happy to go on living the life I've chosen. I'm a university teacher and I like my job."