Above, John Romita’s layouts for pg 19 of 1966’s Amazing Spider-Man #41. (As originally printed in 2004’s Comics Creators On Spider-Man by Tom DeFalco.) Below, the page as it finally appeared, as reprinted in 1997’s Essential Spider-Man Volume 2.
"The laws are based on Magna Carta, habeas corpus, the Petition of Right and others. Without this foundation there can be no freedom or civilisation, anyone being at the mercy of officials and liable to be spied upon and betrayed even in his own home."
(Panel by Steve Ditko, Stan Lee et al, from 1965’s Amazing Spider-Man #20.)
"The absurd hero’s refusal to hope becomes his singular ability to live in the present with passion."
(Panels by John Romita, Stan Lee, Don Heck et al, from 1966’s “Amazing Spider-Man King Sized Special” # 3)
"The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes."
(Panel by Ross Andru, Gerry Conway et al, from Amazing Spider-Man #144, 1975)