Ten Funny, Thought Proking and Inspirational Quotes About Drains

The other day I was Googling reasons why I felt drained that day and while I never really did get to the bottom of why I did come across some rather amazing street art on drains and drainage pipes and it grew my respect for street art as a whole. But I still needed to help myself to feel better so I bring you ten amazing images of street art on drains as well as some funny, thought proking and inspirational quotes about drains and being feeling drained…

Artist: Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente / Location: Paulo, Brazil

Quote By: David McCallum

QUOTE: Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.

Artist:  JR / Location: Paris, France

Quote By: John Dramani Mahama

QUOTE: Happily, there’s a reversal of the brain drain occurring in Ghana now. We’re seeing a lot of – actually in Africa – we’re seeing a lot of African professionals, you know, returning to the continent to contribute their quota.

Artist: Ernest Zacharevic / Location: Warsaw, Poland

Quote By: Emily Levine

QUOTE: Obesity is a drain on the economy – we have to pay for the healthcare of fat people who are usually poor and can’t afford insurance. Obesity is, well, bad.

Artist: Ned Martin / Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Quote By: Mark Helprin

QUOTE: New technologies will always demand and deserve careful navigation and difficult readjustments. But the weakening or de facto abolition of copyright will not merely roil the seas, it will drain them dry. Those who would pirate what you produce have developed an elaborate sophistry to convince you that they are your victim. They aren’t. Fight back.

Artist: Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente / Location: Paulo, Brazil

Quote By: Al Lewis

QUOTE: The ruling class is smarter than you, and they’re more creative. And if you forget that lesson, you go down the drain. Because if they weren’t, they wouldn’t be around as long as they have been and as strong as they have been.

Artist: Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente / Location: Paulo, Brazil

Quote By: Wes Borland

QUOTE: Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.

Artist: Mentalgassi / Location: Berlin, Germany

Quote By: Roger Daltrey

QUOTE: I never understood that if you sweat as much as I used to every night, you drain your body of salts. So I got very, very, seriously ill. I got to the stage where I was almost hospitalized with serious problems.

Artist: Alex Atlas / Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Quote By: Martin Yan

QUOTE: Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back

Artist: Banksy / Location: London, UK

Quote By: Chogyam Trungpa

QUOTE: Compassion automatically invites you to relate to people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.

Artist: Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente / Location: Paulo, Brazil

Quote By: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

QUOTE: A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today

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