Quem Ousa, Vence!

"Como se se pudesse matar o tempo sem lesar a eternidade" Henry Thoreau (1817 - 1862) Ano XII


Ipsis dixit: «Pro captu lectoris habent sua fata libelli»* (195)

*«Os livros têm o seu destino de acordo com o poder de compreensão do leitor»
Terentianus Maurus (séc II/III d.C.)

"Speech, so a wise old Frenchman said to me once, is an invention of man's to prevent him from thinking. It is also an infallible means of discovering that which he wishes to hide. A human being, Hastings, cannot resist the opportunitiy to reveal himself and express his personality which conversation gives him. Every time he will give himself away. " (p. 226)

Agatha Christie, The ABC Murders (1936)