“For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.” 

― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Left Panel: “Don’t you know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?”
The quote in the first panel was written by Axel Oxenstierna (Swedish First Chancellor) to his son, who was negotiating the Peace of Westphalia in Germany in the 17th Century. It is often used as one of the first quotations that signify the advent of real politique or politics as science.

Middle Panel: “In these days friends are won through flattery, the truth gives birth to hate. “
The quote in the second panel was written by Terence, a Roman playwright, usually used to signify the end of days and the erosion of society.

Right Panel:”He grieves truly who grieves without a witness.”
The quote in the third panel was written by Marcus Valerius Martialis, a Roman poet living in Hispania (modern day Spain) in the 2nd Century and is a beautiful piece of poetry.

“We are born into a world where alienation awaits us.”
“I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.”
“The trouble with fiction is that it makes too much sense. Reality never makes sense.”
“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.”
"I guess that’s why they call me, they call me the workin’ man."

"I guess that’s why they call me, they call me the workin’ man."

“The people who run our cities don’t understand graffiti because they think nothing has the right to exist unless it makes a profit - Banksy

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