This is a list of short quotations you will find on this site as well as links to the full articles.
I always tell others not familiar with the region when they ask me “what is there in former Yugoslavia to offer the world?”, without hesitation I say, it’s people! That is the single greatest resource I have found here. It is not the tourism, industry, or nature, those are all good, but the people is what makes this area what it is and will be even more in the near future.
You might wonder where all this ‘talent’ is then? Well look around you. Half of Bosnia is keeping most of Western European and Scandinavian cities, offices and parks, clean, safe and cared for.
They may not be running the show, but in a way they are.
They are using the best equipment, chauffeuring the best cars, teaching the most elite kids, and cooking the finest meals. They are learning, watching and saving up money and knowledge that will eventually be brought back to their country in one form or another. Their kids are in the worlds best collages and getting the best educations and will become some of the future leaders and industrialists of our time. – Will #44 be from the XYZone?
I can’t possibly do that all in just a few outings but it still doesn’t stop me from trying. Today I almost felt like a kid needing to be pulled from the rides for the sheer lack of time.
Many kids dream of living in Disneyland, I get to live in Slovenia.
This beautiful water-scape is one of the prettiest rivers I’ve ever seen as it snakes through the countryside with its turquoise blue water and white rocks. It’s like a neck-tie on a suite making this beautiful countryside even more distinguished and unique. (commenting on the Soča River.)
— Rivers, Hills and Nature Thrills
I’d often stop and reflect were town was in relation to the markers and what would have been then, and if it were in place today how people’s lives would be interrupted by checkpoints, fences and zones and not be able to roam freely around town the way I do, and we all tend to take for granted these days.
— I Walk The Line (of the Ring of Wire) yet to be posted.
A new war only marks a new era, thus spawning new uniform models and weapons to collect and battle events to reenact.
What will people be buying and selling from our era of the ‘Global War on Terror’ one hundred years from now?
— Gentlemen, lay down your arms and pull out your wallets
There is a saying “Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully”. That could not be portrayed clearer then in the design and execution of this project and it is clearly a labor of love and respect by all those that had a part in making it a reality.
— For the Fallen
If there is anything that countries in this region can gain form the West’s mistakes is that they should learn from their past. In all the rush for modernization and better things one should not be too busy to glance back at times, as painful as it might be, to where one came from and what sacrifices were made by others (regardless of their political motive) for them to be where they are today. These are really the things that prove a nation and a people’s character. Slovenia is well on that path and this exhibition will insure that we do not forget it.
— History In The Park