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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
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Aug 26, 12

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Jonathan Safran Foer
“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer
“Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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

Jonathan Safran Foer
“I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can't tell fast enough, the ears that aren't big enough, the eyes that can't take in all of the change, I like the hugging, the bringing together, the end of missing someone.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer
“There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer
“I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer
“So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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

Jonathan Safran Foer
“We had everything to say to each other, but no ways to say it”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer
“I hated myself for going, why couldn't I be the kind of person who stays?”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close


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