Quotes about Europe

After the birth of printing books became widespread. Hence everyone throughout Europe devoted himself to the study of literature… Every year, especially since 1563, the number of writings ...

Johannes Kepler (Allemagne)

De Stella Nova, On the New Star, 1606

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I like this idea of the re-foundation of the European Union, maybe it can be done, because Europe – I do not say is unique, but it has a force, a culture, a history that cannot be wasted, ...

Pape François (Argentine)

Interview for Catholic news agency, 18 février 2016

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[Asked to describe European identity in 2012, Eco says it is widespread but “shallow”.] I am using an English word that is not the same as the Italian word superficiale, but which is ...

Umberto Eco (Italy)

Interview with The Guardian, 26 janvier 2012

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In America everything goes and nothing matters, while in Europe nothing goes and everything matters.

Philip Roth (U.S.A.)

Article du New York Times, 1983

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