Another fictional JtR line I love is in the bizarre time-travel movie Time After Time, in which Jack, (played by the always wonderful David Warner), now in contemporary America, flicks through the unrelenting carnival of degradation and violence on the television, and comments with grim humour,
"90 years ago I was a freak. Today I'm an amateur."
What should I do at Rome? I have not learnt
The art of lying
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satire III