Click Quotes Gallery


We’ve gathered quotes–both contemporary and historical–that, whether originally intended as political commentary or not, are relevant to the current political and economic climate. Occasional Planet selects the quotes, and Christopher Burke provides the illustrations. Enjoy and share.

Christopher Burke (17 Posts)

Christopher Burke is a freelance writer and cartoonist based in Bogota, Colombia. His cartoons are often in the pages of the Chronicle of Higher Education and are always found at His observations on daily life in Colombia can be found at