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10 Quotes That Capture The Human Experience

This semester, I’m studying abroad in the Middle East. Navigating the differences in cultural norms and the language barrier has been an adventure in itself. But what has surprised me most about my experience here are the underlying similarities I see between myself and the people here, despite our divergent histories, languages, and lifestyles. 507 more words

Primo Levi "εάν αυτό είναι ο άνθρωπος"

πηγή: Πανδοχείο 

Όταν τελειώσαμε, ο καθένας έμεινε στη γωνιά του. Χωρίς να τολμάμε να κοιτάξουμε ο ένας τον άλλον. Δεν έχουμε καθρέφτη για να δούμε το πρόσωπό μας, αλλά ο καθρέφτης βρίσκεται απέ


Quote, Unquote : Primo Levi

“Those who deny Auschwitz would be ready to remake it.”

Here’s a short passage from Primo Levi’s excellent novel, The Periodic Table:

Out of the shadows came men whom Fascism had not crushed—lawyers, professors, and workers—and we recognized in them our teachers, those for whom we had futilely searched until then in the Bible’s doctrine, in chemistry, and on the mountains.

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Il sistema Periodico - Primo Levi

Ho l’abitudine, quando leggo, di sottolineare le frasi che più mi piacciono; la mia copia del sistema periodico di Primo Levi é quasi interamente segnata dalla matita. 188 more words


Anna-Rose reads: The Periodic Table

The concept of The Periodic Table by Primo Levi is ingenious.

A professional chemist, Levi has named his each of the book’s 21 short stories after elements of the periodic table. 108 more words

Anna-Rose Reads

A Village Without Time

This is from the introduction to Primo Levi’s ‘If Not Now, When?’

“In my village there weren’t many clocks. One on the church steeple, but it had stopped years and years ago, maybe during the revolution. 151 more words