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    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Making money isn't hard in itself... What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #2
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.”
    Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

  • #3
    Epicurus
    “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
    Epicurus

  • #4
    Anaïs Nin
    “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #5
    Randy Pausch
    “A good apology is like antibiotic, a bad apology is like rubbing salt in the wound.”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #6
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
    Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

  • #7
    C.S. Lewis
    “I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #8
    C.S. Lewis
    “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #9
    Pablo Neruda
    “If we were not so single-minded
    about keeping our lives moving
    and for once could do nothing,
    perhaps a huge silence
    might interrupt this sadness
    of never understanding ourselves
    and of threatening ourselves with death
    Perhaps the world can teach us
    as when everything seems dead
    but later proves to be alive.”
    Pablo Neruda

  • #10
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #11
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “But in good time you'll see that sometimes what matters isn't what one gives but what one gives up.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #12
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #13
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “One loves truly only once in a lifetime, Julian, even if one isn’t aware of it.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
    tags: love

  • #14
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “There's no such thing as dead languages, only dormant minds.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #15
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Sometimes we think people are like lottery tickets, that they're there to make our most absurd dreams come true.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #16
    Victor Hugo
    “Promise to give me a kiss on my brow when I am dead. --I shall feel it."

    She dropped her head again on Marius' knees, and her eyelids closed. He thought the poor soul had departed. Eponine remained motionless. All at once, at the very moment when Marius fancied her asleep forever, she slowly opened her eyes in which appeared the sombre profundity of death, and said to him in a tone whose sweetness seemed already to proceed from another world:--

    "And by the way, Monsieur Marius, I believe that I was a little bit in love with you.”
    Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

  • #17
    William Shakespeare
    “You speak an infinite deal of nothing.”
    William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

  • #18
    Dylan Thomas
    “Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.”
    Dylan Thomas

  • #19
    Pablo Neruda
    “my feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping
    but
    I shall go on living.”
    Pablo Neruda

  • #20
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Music, When Soft Voices Die

    Music, when soft voices die,
    Vibrates in the memory;
    Odours, when sweet violets sicken,
    Live within the sense they quicken.

    Rose leaves, when the rose is dead,
    Are heap'd for the belovèd's bed;
    And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone,
    Love itself shall slumber on.”
    Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poems

  • #21
    William Shakespeare
    “Some grief shows much of love,
    But much of grief shows still some want of wit.”
    William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

  • #23
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you've already stopped loving that person forever.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #24
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice. ”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #25
    William Shakespeare
    “This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #26
    William Shakespeare
    “Doubt thou the stars are fire;
    Doubt that the sun doth move;
    Doubt truth to be a liar;
    But never doubt I love.”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #27
    William Shakespeare
    “To die, to sleep -
    To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub,
    For in this sleep of death what dreams may come...”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #28
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “There is always something left to love.”
    Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

  • #29
    Khaled Hosseini
    “For you, a thousand times over”
    Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

  • #30
    Khaled Hosseini
    “There is only one sin. and that is theft... when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.”
    Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

  • #31
    Khaled Hosseini
    “it always hurts more to have and lose than to not have in the first place.”
    Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner



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