Inizio

Considerate la vostra semenza: fatti non foste a viver come bruti, ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza”. (Dante: Inferno -Canto ventiseiesimo)

comedy or tragedy?

I have often said, and oftener think, that this world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel — a solution of why Democritus laughed and Heraclitus wept. Letter by Horace Walpole to Sir Horace Mann (31 December 1769)