In Civilization V, the quotes in the popup window appearing when researching a technology was finished, were from history's famous people like Einstein etc.

In Civ: BE, the quotes are like

-Hutama, We are All Destined to Prosper

I haven't heard of any of the quote's authors. Where do the quotes come from?

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The quotes are from characters from Beyond Earth's fictional history, mostly from leaders of the playable civilizations.

For example, Hutama is the leader of Polystralia.

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    Many of them are "spacified" versions of folklore as well. For example, John Henry faces off against the Crawler instead of a Steam engine. "John Henry smiled at the Crawler and he said: ' Sure, you can move a lot of dirt, but let's see who gets to to the Mohorovicic discontinuity first.' And he picked up his shovel and waited for the starting us. — The Uncle Nevercloned Stories" Commented Oct 29, 2014 at 3:08
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    A fairly comprehensive list can be found here: tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Quotes/CivilizationBeyondEarth Commented Oct 29, 2014 at 3:14

Some, like the "Uncle Nevercloned" stories, seem to be an adaptation of old Native American and African American stories. Uncle Nevercloned might be a reference to Uncle Remus and Coyote is a Native American mythological character.


They are mostly made up from the playable characters history's.

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