Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Quote of the Day (Vespasiano da Bisticci, on Writers ‘Chasing Away the Darkness’ of Ignorance)

“All evil is born of ignorance. Yet writers have illuminated the world, chasing away the darkness.”—Italian humanist, biographer and bookseller Vespasiano da Bisticci (1422-1498), quoted by Ross King, The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance (2021)

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