A weekly series that explores a featured theme by pairing classic quotations with urgent images. What recent news items inspired these textual/visual sets? Leave your guesses in the comments, and check back next Wednesday for the answers.
“I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.”
“Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We’re all nerds, on one subject or another.”
“The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.”
“The virtue of maps, they show what can be done with limited space, they foresee that everything can happen therein.”
“A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.”
Images: New York Magazine, Slate, BBC.com, BBC News, CBS News