There have been (many of) “us” behind you, indeed. Us, a nation full of rebels with uncharted rationality. We have torn someone else’s dream for ours, not yours. Us. We pushed you there, separated, not anymore as part of us. But you, you have to hold on to that; the game is, you cannot kill, kidnap, silent, starve, forget, or lie; and when you’re in despair, so close to the edge of your sanity, think about our brutal fate amidst our timid politeness, not your lovely wife. Now, I wish nothing but a good luck to all of us, and, you ‘Pak, don’t even try to swap our dreams with any of those charm-based delusions.



We’re watching.

- one from 250 million faces

There have been (many of) “us” behind you, indeed. Us, a nation full of rebels with uncharted rationality. We have torn someone else’s dream for ours, not yours. Us. We pushed you there, separated, not anymore as part of us. But you, you have to hold on to that; the game is, you cannot kill, kidnap, silent, starve, forget, or lie; and when you’re in despair, so close to the edge of your sanity, think about our brutal fate amidst our timid politeness, not your lovely wife. Now, I wish nothing but a good luck to all of us, and, you ‘Pak, don’t even try to swap our dreams with any of those charm-based delusions.

We’re watching.

- one from 250 million faces

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn Vos Savant (at Auckland City Library)

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn Vos Savant (at Auckland City Library)

It’s easy to feel bitterness and lead with your pain, but then that’s how people see you. My pain and my brokenness are a part of my story, but they don’t define me anymore. — Ruthie Lindsey (at Britomart Train Station)

It’s easy to feel bitterness and lead with your pain, but then that’s how people see you. My pain and my brokenness are a part of my story, but they don’t define me anymore. — Ruthie Lindsey (at Britomart Train Station)

To be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.

Henry David Thoreau

 (at El Sizzling Chorizo)

To be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.

Henry David Thoreau

(at El Sizzling Chorizo)

To be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes hiTo be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.

Henry David Thoreau

 (at El Sizzling Chorizo)

To be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes hiTo be admitted to Nature’s hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.

Henry David Thoreau

(at El Sizzling Chorizo)

If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

 (at Britomart Train Station)

If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

(at Britomart Train Station)

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau (at Britomart Train Station)

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau (at Britomart Train Station)

He left the drapes open, watched the lights of the cars and of the fast food joints through the window glass, comforted to know there was another world out there, one he could walk to anytime he wanted.
Neil Gaiman, American Gods (American Gods, #1) (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

He left the drapes open, watched the lights of the cars and of the fast food joints through the window glass, comforted to know there was another world out there, one he could walk to anytime he wanted.
Neil Gaiman, American Gods (American Gods, #1) (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door - or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Rabindranath Tagore (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door - or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Rabindranath Tagore (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

And if you can find any way out of our culture, then that’s a trap too. Just wanting to get out of the trap reinforces the trap.
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

And if you can find any way out of our culture, then that’s a trap too. Just wanting to get out of the trap reinforces the trap.
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (at University of Auckland Clock Tower)

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