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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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Feb 17, 15

it was amazing
bookshelves: own, favorites, fantasy, historical-fiction, young-adult, favorite-authors
Read on January 01, 2006 , read count: 4

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“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.”
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“Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness.”
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“I am haunted by humans.”
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“I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn't already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race-that rarely do I ever simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant.”
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“A small but noteworthy note. I've seen so many young men over the years who think they're running at other young men. They are not. They are running at me.”
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“My heart is so tired”
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“You are going to die.”
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“She could smell the pages. She could almost taste the words as they stacked up around her.”
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“When she came to write her story, she would wonder when the books and the words started to mean not just something, but everything.”
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