Modern Times

The time is out of joint. –William Shakespeare

We have met the enemy and he is us. –Walt Kelly

Lord, what fools these mortals be! –William Shakespeare

Common sense is very uncommon. –Horace Greeley

Shallowness spreads. –Daniel Liebert

Ay, sir; to be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand. –William Shakespeare

I shop, therefore I am. –Barbara Kruger

Where there is no vision, the people perish. –Proverbs

Social media, lotto tickets, and cheap Tim’s coffee are the opiates of the Canadian masses. –Richard Davies

I have to protect myself from the toxicity of this culture. –Kate Braverman

Our life is frittered away by detail….Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! –Henry David Thoreau

The question is whether any civilization can wage war on life without destroying itself, and losing the right to be called civilized. –Rachel Carson

Man’s inhumanity to man/Makes countless thousands mourn. –Robert Burns
Violence is suicide. –Mahatma Gandhi

Hope is essential; human beings can’t live long without it. When hope is taken away, people become so depressed that no matter what the outcome, their lives are miserable. –Stephanie Matthews Simonton

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