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  • #1
    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

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer

  • #4
    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

  • #5
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

  • #6
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “She wants to know if I love her, that's all anyone wants from anyone else, not love itself but the knowledge that love is there, like new batteries in the flashlight in the emergency kit in the hall closet.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #7
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “It's the tragedy of loving, you can't love anything more than something you miss.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer

  • #8
    Kathryn Stockett
    “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #9
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, "Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #10
    Kathryn Stockett
    “I always thought insanity would be a dark, bitter feeling, but it is drenching and delicious if you really roll around in it.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #11
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Wasn't that the point of the book? For women to realize, We are just two people. Not that much separates us. Not nearly as much as I'd thought.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #12
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Ugly live up on the inside. Ugly be a hurtful, mean person.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #13
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Stuart needs "space" and "time," as if this were physics and not a human relationship.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #14
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Once upon a time they was two girls," I say. "one girl had black skin, one girl had white."
    Mae Mobley look up at me. She listening.
    "Little colored girl say to little white girl, 'How come your skin be so pale?' White girl say, 'I don't know. How come your skin be so black? What you think that mean?'
    "But neither one a them little girls knew. So little white girl say, 'Well, let's see. You got hair, I got hair.'"I gives Mae Mobley a little tousle on her head.
    "Little colored girl say 'I got a nose, you got a nose.'"I gives her little snout a tweak. She got to reach up and do the same to me.
    "Little white girl say, 'I got toes, you got toes.' And I do the little thing with her toes, but she can't get to mine cause I got my white work shoes on.
    "'So we's the same. Just a different color', say that little colored girl. The little white girl she agreed and they was friends. The End."
    Baby Girl just look at me. Law, that was a sorry story if I ever heard one. Wasn't even no plot to it. But Mae Mobley, she smile and say, "Tell it again.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #15
    Kathryn Stockett
    “I'm sorry, but were you dropped on your head as an infant?”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #16
    Kathryn Stockett
    “...and that's when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day?”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #17
    Kathryn Stockett
    “I'd cry, if only I had the time to do it.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #18
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #19
    Haruki Murakami
    “Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment. ”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #20
    Haruki Murakami
    “Don't feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #21
    Haruki Murakami
    “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
    haruki murakami

  • #22
    Haruki Murakami
    “I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #23
    Haruki Murakami
    “That's what the world is , after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #24
    Haruki Murakami
    “Even if we could turn back, we'd probably never end up where we started.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #25
    Haruki Murakami
    “I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #26
    Haruki Murakami
    “Most people are not looking for provable truths. As you said, truth is often accompanied by intense pain, and almost no one is looking for painful truths. What people need is beautiful, comforting stories that make them feel as if their lives have some meaning. Which is where religion comes from.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #27
    Haruki Murakami
    “It is not that the meaning cannot be explained. But there are certain meanings that are lost forever the moment they are explained in words.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #28
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you never noticed, it never happened.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #29
    Haruki Murakami
    “What we call the present is given shape by an accumulation of the past.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

  • #30
    Haruki Murakami
    “It's just that you're about to do something out of the ordinary. And after you do something like that, the everyday look of things might seem to change a little. Things may look different to you than they did before. But don't let appearances fool you. There's always only one reality.”
    Haruki Murakami, 1Q84



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