"We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Umberto Eco on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Umberto Eco on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Umberto Eco on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Umberto Eco on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Umberto Eco on Helen Keller
"Translation is the art of failure."
"Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear."
"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."
"There are more people than you think who want to have a challenging experience, in which they are obliged to reflect about the past."