André Bernardes

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about André.

https://www.goodreads.com/andrebernardes

Norwegian Wood
André Bernardes is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 156 of 350)
Jul 21, 2016 03:38PM

 
On the Road
André Bernardes is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 104 of 304)
May 02, 2016 05:30PM

 
Brideshead Revisited
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 76 of 331)
Mar 20, 2016 06:29PM

 
See all 5 books that André is reading…

André’s Recent Updates

André Bernardes is now friends with Catarina Correia
45314950
André Bernardes liked that Paulo is now a friend of André
18511278 71227018
65493
Is listening to music while reading distracting?

He voted for: It depends on the kind of music
André Bernardes made a comment in the group PortugalVender/Trocar livros topic
" Boa noite a todos, caros colegas leitores! Estou de momento a vender alguns livros que já li para que outros também possam ter o prazer de os ler :) D ...more "
3890
Inês Gueifão has completed her goal of reading 75 books for the 2016 Reading Challenge!
 
Create your own 2016 Reading Challenge »
André Bernardes wants to read
The Travels by Marco Polo
Rate this book
Clear rating
André Bernardes wants to read
Peregrinação by Fernão Mendes Pinto
Rate this book
Clear rating
André Bernardes wants to read
Driven by James Sallis
Rate this book
Clear rating
André Bernardes wants to read
Drive by James Sallis
Rate this book
Clear rating
André Bernardes wants to read
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of André's books…
Oscar Wilde
“What of Art?
-It is a malady.
--Love?
-An Illusion.
--Religion?
-The fashionable substitute for Belief.
--You are a sceptic.
-Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith.
--What are you?
-To define is to limit.”
Oscar Wilde , The Picture of Dorian Gray

Vincent van Gogh
“If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.”
Vincent van Gogh

Charles Bukowski
“That's the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.”
Charles Bukowski, Women

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
Rob Siltanen

Carl Sagan
“Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.

The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel on the scarcely distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner, how frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are to kill one another, how fervent their hatreds. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.

Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.

The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand.

It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.”
Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

1965 Portugal — 4009 members — last activity Oct 17, 2018 02:19PM
Leitores Portugueses (Portuguese Readers.)
See your year in books badge
Carolin...
279 books | 47 friends

Carolina
1,315 books | 1,203 friends

Beatriz
319 books | 44 friends

Nicole ...
147 books | 75 friends

Inês Gu...
699 books | 196 friends

Catarina
173 books | 29 friends

Mariana
565 books | 125 friends

Rui Neves
465 books | 110 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
16 (0.0%)

correct:
7 (43.8%)

skipped:
7 (30.4%)

716218 out of 2650622

streak:
0

best streak:
5

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by André

Lists liked by André