Amerigo Vespucci quotes

  • The manner of their living is very barbarous, because they do not eat at fixed times, but as often as they please
    -- Amerigo Vespucci

    #Culture #Fixed #Please

  • Those new regions [America] which we found and explored with the fleet . . . we may rightly call a New World . . . a continent more densely peopled and abounding in animals than our Europe or Asia or Africa; and, in addition, a climate milder than in any other region known to us.
    -- Amerigo Vespucci

    #Animal #Europe #America

  • I resolved to abandon trade and to fix my aim on something more praiseworthy and stable; whence it was that I made preparation for going to see part of the world and its wonders.
    -- Amerigo Vespucci

    #Travel #Preparation #World

  • Nationality is the creative power of human culture, culture is the creative power of nationality.

  • The Civic Culture (and The Civic Culture Revisited) remains the best study of comparative political culture in our time.

  • Islam's laws are fixed and that is why Islam is stable.

  • Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison detre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison detre, which lives on in itself.

  • The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.

  • Learning is definitely not mere imitation, nor is it the ability to accumulate and regurgitate fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery - a process without end.

  • Life, at its best, is a flowing, changing process in which nothing is fixed.

  • I am a camera, with its shutter open. Someday, all of this will be developed, printed, fixed.

  • Women, as they are like riddles in being unintelligible, so generally resemble them in this, that they please us no longer once we know them.

  • Please do not understand me too quickly.