„They banish us to the kitchen, there to tell stories to the cat.“

—  Giovanni Boccaccio, Fifth Day, Tenth Story (tr. J. M. Rigg)
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„I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.“

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