It takes more power to build than to burn.
Change is frightening, especially to those in power.
As we begin preserving the most essential pieces of civilization, deciding what is remembered, what is forgotten, how will we know what those things are if we can’t even agree on how to count them?
Art is simply politics’ sweeter tongue.
A rotten tree trunk appears strong until the storm breaks it in two.
You can’t save yourselves. But you can save your legacy.
You can’t play chess with someone who’s willing to set the board on fire.
Words have a way of fanning into wildfires.
When a planet wants you dead, you die.
To understand our future, we have to remember the past and the ones who caused it all.
To be alive is to know ghosts. We hear their whispers if we listen.
The weight of traditions protects us. There can be comfort in making a journey others have made before.