This is one of my favorite Michelangelo's quote:
" Believe it or not, I can actually draw. "
"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course"
All things are woven together and the common bond is sacred, and scarcely one thing is foreign to another, for they have been arranged together in their places and together make the same ordered Universe. For there is one Universe out of all, one God through all, one substance and one law, one common Reason of all intelligent creatures and one Truth.
Frequently consider the connection of all things in the universe.
We should not say ‘I am an Athenian’ or ‘I am a Roman’ but ‘I am a citizen of the Universe.
(Marcus Aurelius, Meditations)
"Valleys and chasm, nearness and distance, mountains covered with woods, gorges where furious torrents flow, extinct volcanoes..."
In Europe during the Renaissance period Italy was looked as a cultural reference and inspiration. Italians had transformed man's ideas on the universe and of the place they played in it: they started a revolution that will transform Europe in the following centuries.
Young men were sent to Italy to learn how to became perfect gentlemen and I like to quote how
This blog is aimed to share with you my Roman experiences, reflections and researches.