Renaissance Quotes

“Destroying rainforest for econom...

“Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.” E O Wilson
📅︎ Aug 02
🚨︎ report

"In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they...

"In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had 500 years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles
📅︎ Jul 23
🚨︎ report

In the beginning, there was man. And for a time, it was good. But humanity's so-called civ...

In the beginning, there was man. And for a time, it was good. But humanity's so-called civil societies soon fell victim to vanity and corruption. Then man made the machine in his own likeness. Thus did man become the architect of his own demise. - Animatrix, Second Renaissance
📅︎ Feb 14
🚨︎ report