"the firmament is blue forever, and the earth
will long stand firm and bloom in spring.
but, man, how long will you live?” — li-tai-po (701-762ce)
"the planet is fine. the people are fucked. the planet isn’t going anywhere. we are. and we won’t leave much of a trace, either. maybe a little styrofoam. the planet’ll be here and we’ll be long gone." — george carlin