Plus Ça Change, Plus C’est La Même Chose

Each generation asserts its modern values and dismisses the old, priding itself on its sophistication, its wisdom. We appear to have little in common with those that have gone before us. . . . But within these tunics of flesh, the human heart beats the same as it ever did. Greed, desire for power, fear of death, these emotions do not change. . . . The things that are fine in life, too, do not change. Love, courage, willingness to lay down one’s life for what one believes in, kindness.

– Audric Baillard, from Kate Mosse’s, Labyrinth

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