Philosophy on the London underground
Tube drivers are being encouraged to read the words of great thinkers instead of the usual pre-recorded announcements.
“Mind the Gap,” could become Engels’ “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.”
Harried to reach an appointment on time? You may hear the French composer Berlioz’s comment: “Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”
The quotes, part of an arts project, aim to bring wit and wisdom to the lives of busy commuters.
Do you want the silence of your Tube journey broken by wise words or do you prefer to be left with your own thoughts? Any ideas on suitable quotes for the Tube?