"Everybody needs a little devastation"
— The Blood Brothers
"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils."
— Hector Berlioz
"The first history was written, in the hope in preserving from decay, the remembrance of what men have been and for that reason the history of man is not only one of blood and death but also one of honour, achievement, kindness, memory and civilization."
— Herodotus (5 BC)