Primo Levi Quotes


5 Primo Levi quotes:



"The future of humanity is uncertain, even in the most prosperous countries, and the quality of life deteriorates; and yet I believe that what is being discovered about the infinitely large and infinitely small is sufficient to absolve this end of the century and millennium. What a very few are acquiring in knowledge of the physical world will perhaps cause this period not to be judged as a pure return of barbarism."
"I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine."
"Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features."
Author: Levi Quotes Category: Italian Scientist Quotes Memories Quotes
"Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need."
"Is he out of his senses?! Does he not see Beppo the Greek next to him? Beppo who`s 20 years old and is going to the gas chamber tomorrow, and knows it, and lies there staring up at the light, without saying anything, without even thinking anymore."
Author: Levi Quotes Category: Senses Quotes



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