Aforismi. Volume Primo.

Ogni minuto nascono più imbecilli di gente capace e si sa, il tempo fugge inesorabilmente e non s’arresta un’ora e le passate cure e le future… I politici raramente hanno preteso di inventare valori morali, ma hanno sempre giustificato e rafforzato quelli immorali. Dio è ovunque, peccato che in ogni luogo si fermi soltanto per qualche istante. Non solo il saggio è sempre pronto a partire, ma oserei dire che è desideroso di partire al … Continue reading

Aforismi sulla Stupidità (3)

La gente legge sempre meno e questo è l’evidente segnale che ha capito che per prenderlo nel culo non serve essere colti. Carl William Brown Più che subordinato acriticamente alla produzione per la produzione l’uomo è subordinato all’imbecillità per l’imbecillità, il che equivale forse all’arte per l’arte. Carl William Brown Così come i beni costituiscono la domanda di altri beni, l’ignoranza costituisce la domanda, ovvero lo sviluppo, di altra ignoranza. Carl William Brown Benché il … Continue reading

Aforismi Umoristici (1)

Se siete seri, siete bloccati. L’umorismo è la via più rapida per invertire questo processo. Se potete ridere di una cosa, potete anche cambiarla. Richard Bandler L’umorismo serve a ricordarci che, per quanto sia alto il nostro trono, vi stiamo seduti poggiando sempre il didietro. Romano Battaglia Come può una persona veramente buona avere il senso dell’umorismo? Ivy Compton-Burnett Umorismo. Cosa che ha centomila definizioni. Non guasterà la centomillesima prima: una serie di vendette esercitate … Continue reading



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