Originally Posted by Six-8-TheWizard
He had 22 seconds to decide; that's an eternity. I've lived in nyc all my life and it's been seared into my head to duck underneath the platform if I should ever end up on the tracks while a train is coming. If there are uptown and downtown trains in the tunnel you can also run across the tracks to the opposite side, but this requires a little more thought.
There are men, in all ages, who mean to exercise power usefully; but who mean to exercise it. They mean to govern well; but they mean to govern. They promise to be kind masters; but they mean to be masters.
- Daniel Webster