• You talk of the scythe of Time, and the tooth of Time: I tell you, Time is scytheless and toothless; it is we who gnaw like the worm - we who smite like the scythe. It is ourselves who abolish - ourselves who consume: we are the mildew, and the flame.

    John Ruskin (2006). “A Joy for Ever, And Its Price in the Market”, p.83, Cosimo, Inc.