Umberto Eco Quotes

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.

The good of a book lies in it being read.

If two things don’t fit, but you believe both of them, thinking that somewhere, hidden, there must be a third thing that connects them, that’s credulity.