About Adriana Gómez

Crazy cat lady. An ewok far away from Endor.

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  • Adriana shared from a Personal Document
    Book 24 - The Fifth Elephant (Terry Pratchett) - Highlight Loc. 5291-93 | Added on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 10:05 PM On the other hand…the world wasn’t moved by heroes or villains or even by policemen. It might as well be moved by symbols. All he knew was that you couldn’t hope to try for the big stuff, like world peace and happiness, but you might just about be able to achieve some tiny deed that’d make the world, in a small way, a better place. Like shooting someone.
    Note: The world is moved by symbols
  • Adriana shared from a Personal Document
    Of course, it was good business for a diplomat to appear stupid, right up to the moment when he’d stolen your socks, ========== Book 24 - The Fifth Elephant (Terry Pratchett)
    Note: Diplomats and politicians
  • Adriana shared from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Xist Classics) by Victor Hugo
    This exclamation of distress, far from exciting compassion, only added amusement to the good Parisian populace who surrounded the ladder, and who, it must be confessed, taken in the mass and as a multitude, was then no less cruel and brutal than that horrible tribe of robbers among whom we have already conducted the reader, and which was simply the lower stratum of the populace. Not
    Note: En masa somos crueles
  • Adriana shared from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Xist Classics) by Victor Hugo
    The populace, especially in the Middle Ages, is in society what the child is in the family. As long as it remains in its state of primitive ignorance, of moral and intellectual minority, it can be said of it as of the child,—    'Tis the pitiless age.
  • Adriana shared from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Xist Classics) by Victor Hugo
    A book is so soon made, costs so little, and can go so far! How can it surprise us that all human thought flows in this channel? This
    Note: Books and written words