Rooms

 

The Casa dos Livros has six rooms, each one of them being a tribute to a literature author: three portuguese writers, and three Nobel Price awarded writers, one of them Portuguese.

 

Room Fernando Pessoa:

"Neither culture is to read much, nor having to much knowledge: it is to know much."
Fernando Pessoa
(13 June 1888, Lisbon, Portugal - 30 November 1935, Lisbon, Portugal)
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Room Eça de Queiroz:

"The field is, actually, only enjoyable with family, and every tree is sad if no child plays in its shadow."
Eça de Queiroz
(25 November 1845, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal - 16 August 1900, Neuilly-Sur-Seyne, Paris, France)
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Room Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen:

"In a desert without water, on a moonless night, in a bare earth, no matter how great is despair, no absence is deeper than yours!"
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
(6 November 1919, Oporto, Portugal - 2 July 2004, Lisbon, Portugal)
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Room José Saramago:

"Let us not rush, but let us not waste time."
José Saramago
(16 November 1922, Azinhaga, Portugal - 18 June 2010, Canárias Islands, Spain)
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Room Ernest Hemingway:

"I like to listen. I learned a lot listening carefully. Most people never listen."
Ernest Hemingway
(21 July 1899, Illinois, USA - 2 July 1961, Idaho, USA)
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Room Gabriel García Márquez:

"Life is nothing more than a continuous succession of opportunities."
Gabriel García Márquez
(6 March 1927, Aracata, Colombia - 17 April 2014, Mexico City, Mexico)
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Fernando Pessoa Eça de Queirós Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen José Saramago Ernest Hemingway Gabriel García Márquez