Top Jakarta Quotes

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1. "Kalau Bogor melulu disalahkan karena Jakarta banjir, coba yang tiap weekend ke Puncak jangan buang air."
Author: Ali Zaenal
2. "I travel to Jakarta, I see what an important country it is. I've been working with them for a year."
Author: Anatoli Boukreev
3. "The decision to write full-time meant I couldn't afford to buy a house. A friend kindly offered me the use of his apartment in a thirty-six-story building full of newlywed couples in the southern area of Jakarta. I didn't like my working space at first, but the scenery and everything going on outside have worked their magic on me."
Author: Andrea Hirata
4. "American movies, English books - remember how they all end?" Gamini asked that night. "The American or the Englishman gets on a plane and leaves. That's it. The camera leaves with him. He looks out of the window at Mombasa or Vietnam or Jakarta, someplace now he can look at through the clouds. The tired hero. A couple of words to the girl beside him. He's going home. So the war, to all purposes, is over. That's enough reality for the West. It's probably the history of the last two hundred years of Western political writing. Go home. Write a book. Hit the circuit."
Author: Michael Ondaatje
5. "Dulu saya pikir Indonesia itu Jakarta. Pemahaman saya tentang Indonesia itu absurd.... Setelah saya keliling Indonesia, saya paham betul bahwa tidak mungkin Jakarta jadi tolok ukur untuk menggambarkan Indonesia karena sangat tidak mewakili Indonesia secara keseluruhan."
Author: Pandji Pragiwaksono
6. "How simple life is. It's as simple as this: you're hungry and you eat, you're full and you shit. Between eating and shitting, that's where human life is found. - (Houseboy + Maid, in Tales from Djakarta)"
Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer
7. "You will be so dead, dear Sister. Make telpon dari tadi kayak Kroasia ada di sebelah Jakarta aja. Huahahaha"
Author: Sitta Karina

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Too many scholars think of research as purely a cerebral pursuit. If we do nothing with the knowledge we gain, then we have wasted our study. Books can store information better than we can--what we we do that books cannot is interpret. So if one is not going to draw conclusions, then one might as well just leave the information in the texts."
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