qotd: place

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The random, the unscreened, allows you to find what you don’t know you are looking for, and you don’t know a place until it surprises you.

—Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust

qotd: disclosure

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Honoring delicacy over full disclosure only comes back to haunt you in the end.

—Helen Oyeyemi, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

qotd: peace

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The language of peace is subtle . . . The reasons for peace, the definitions of peace, the very idea of peace have to be invented, and invented again.

—Maxine Hong Kingston, The Fifth Book of Peace