"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Umberto Eco on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Umberto Eco on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Umberto Eco on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Umberto Eco on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Umberto Eco on Winston Churchill
"Translation is the art of failure."
"Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear."
"We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death."
"The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else."
"A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams."