From lies to forgeries the step is not so long and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.

Umberto Eco History Quote

Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth for as a rule they make many others die with them often before them at times instead of them.

Umberto Eco Fear Quote

A book is a fragile creature it suffers the wear of time it fears rodents the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.

Umberto Eco Nature Quote

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.

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.

Umberto Eco Truth Quotes

A dream is a scripture and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.

The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

Umberto Eco Dreams Quotes