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LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN

I would like to pick up the following two quotes to introduce one of the philosophers who contributed to our perception of the world, the...

SØREN KIERKEGAARD

Two strong feelings left their impression on the history of Danish philosopher and theologian (Copenhagen, 1813-1855) Soren Kierkegaard: love and...

MIQUEL MARTÍ I POL

More tenaciously than ever, I strive to grow Knowing that you grow with me: projects, dreams, desires, take flight For you and with you, no...

PEDRO SALINAS

“When you chose me –love chose– I finally came out from the big anonymity, out of the blue.”   The great poet of love, Pedro...

VIRGINIA WOOLF

Between 1882 and 1941, the English Adeline Virginia Woolf lived a short but intense life: she became one of the most prominent writers and...

ÁNGEL GONZÁLEZ

This essential poet came from Oviedo, where he was born in 1925. His family was deeply affected by the political conflicts that led to the...

MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592), a descendant of Aragonese Jewish-converted and of a wealthy family of Gascony, was born in the...

FRIDA KAHLO

Her name was Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo Calderón (Mexico City, 1907-1954) and she had a life as extraordinary as her haunting, colorful and...

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY

The author of one of the most translated, read and treasured story for generations now, ‘The Little Prince’, was born in Lyon...

MARCUS AURELIUS

In 121 AD, Rome welcomed one of its most beloved and enlightened emperors: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus. Not surprisingly, he was cherished...

EPICTETUS

We know the Greek-Roman philosopher Epictetus, whose thinking is realted to the Stoic School, thanks to the writings of his pupil Arrian both in...

WALT WHITMAN

What is to say about one of the authors that I quote often and who I can always be impressed and learn from? Walt Whitman (West Hills, New York,...

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