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  • #1
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #2
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “We need enormous pockets, pockets big enough for our families and our friends, and even the people who aren't on our lists, people we've never met but still want to protect. We need pockets for boroughs and for cities, a pocket that could hold the universe.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #3
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “My life story is the story of everyone I've ever met.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #4
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on.
    I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer

  • #5
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “Sometimes I imagined stitching all of our little touches together. How many hundreds of thousands of fingers brushing against each other does it take to make love? Why does anyone ever make love?”
    Jonathan Safran Foer

  • #6
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I missed you even when I was with you. That’s been my problem. I miss what I already have, and I surround myself with things that are missing.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #7
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I tried the key in all the doors, even though he said he didn't recognize it. It's not that I didn't trust him, becuase I did. It's that at the end of my search I wanted to be able to say: I don't know how I could have tried harder.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #8
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even more than the hurt. You become enlightened of the feeling of feeling hurt, which is worse, I am certain, than the existent hurt.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    tags: hurt

  • #9
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I thought about all of the things that everyone ever says to each other, and how everyone is going to die, whether it's in a millisecond, or days, or months, or 76.5 years, if you were just born. Everything that's born has to die, which means our lives are like skyscrapers. The smoke rises at different speeds, but they're all on fire, and we're all trapped.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #10
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I did not need to know if he could love me.
    I needed to know if he could need me.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #11
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “He promised us that everything would be okay. I was a child, but I knew that everything would not be okay. That did not make my father a liar. It made him my father.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #12
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I wasn’t having second thoughts, but I was having thoughts.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #13
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I loved having a dad who was smarter than the New York Times, and I loved how my cheek could feel the hairs on his chest through his T-shirt, and how he always smelled like shaving, even at the end of the day. Being with him made my brain quiet. I didn't have to invent a thing.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #14
    Albert Einstein
    “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #15
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #16
    Elbert Hubbard
    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #17
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #18
    Lao Tzu
    “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
    Lao Tzu

  • #19
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #20
    Marilyn Monroe
    “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #21
    J.M. Barrie
    “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #22
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #23
    Mark Twain
    “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    Mark Twain

  • #24
    Mark Twain
    “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
    Mark Twain

  • #25
    Mark Twain
    “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
    Mark Twain

  • #26
    Mark Twain
    “Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.”
    Mark Twain

  • #27
    Mark Twain
    “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”
    Mark Twain

  • #28
    Laurence J. Peter
    “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.”
    Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle

  • #29
    Mark Twain
    “I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”
    Mark Twain

  • #30
    Mark Twain
    “The most interesting information come from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.”
    Mark Twain



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