We know humanity as its best and as its worst; the centuries flee but humanity does not change. Ts
“Stuffing the ears of men with false reports. I speak of peace, while covert enmity under the smile of safety wounds the world." -
(Francis Walker was an English entomologist. Born July 31, 1809, Southgate,
Died: October 5, 1874. He was one of the most prolific authors in entomology. ) Francis W. Walker bookplate.
Chimpanzee, holding in one foot a caliper, sits on a pile of books contemplating a human skull. On one book spine: ‘Darwin’; on an open book: 'Eritis sicut deus’ (You will be as a god).
Influenced by The Thinker (1902) by Auguste Rodin which depicts a man in sober meditation battling with a powerful internal struggle.)