We’ve all heard the truism that history repeats itself, and honestly, if you’ve studied history at all you know that it’s a fact.

What you might not realize is how relevant the past remains, because human beings have honestly hardly changed at all.

Don’t believe me? These 16 memes might change your mind!

16. I want to be friends with the person who created this.

It’s freaking funny.

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15. What sort of fever dream created this painting?

I mean, it’s a dream, yeah, but…

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14. Best friends haven’t changed.

I hope you all have one that would tell you exactly this.

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13. They vaguely resemble cats.

What is that one doing with the rat?

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12. They’ll pop up out of nowhere.

How DARE you suggest the movie is superior?

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11. Missed opportunity right there.

I don’t think you have to start going to church, though.

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10. His name is definitely Eric.

I’m just saying. No reason.

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9. You like what you like.

Own it!

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8. Aesthetics definitely have been downgraded.

The almighty dollar has something to do with it, I’m sure.

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7. How you know you’ve found your person.

I love this painting, honestly.

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6. Oh-so-clever.

When you get it, you shake your head.

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5. Bless his heart.

This is just kind of mean!

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4. So that I don’t kill you.

Just me?

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3. Sick burn.

Wives have them for days.

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2. You never knew you could move like that.

It’s impressive, really.

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1. This made me snort.

You can’t see it any other way now.

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What did I tell you? So true!

Tell us in the comments which one of these you think is most applicable to modern life!