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  • #1
    Walt Whitman
    “To have great poets,
    there must be great audiences.”
    Walt Whitman

  • #1
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “It is impossible to survive in a prolonged state of reality, at least for human beings. We spend a good part of our lives dreaming, especially when we're awake.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #2
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Sonreí y ofrecí mi mejor cara de idiota.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Marina

  • #2
    T.S. Eliot
    “We do not pass through the same door twice
    Or return to the door through which we did not pass”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #3
    Fernando Pessoa
    “Nadie me ofende si me contradice: para una criatura como yo, de opiniones tan poco sólidas, y de sentimientos tan cambiantes, la discrepancia no tiene aquel sentido de agravio que asume para los firmes y para los dogmáticos, porque yo vivo en habitual discordancia conmigo mismo”.”
    Fernando Pessoa

  • #3
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “I tried to swallow his nonsense without choking.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #4
    T.S. Eliot
    “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.”
    T.S. Eliot, The Sacred Wood

  • #4
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Al fin y al cabo, ¿qué clase de ciencia es ésa, capaz de poner un hombre en la luna pero incapaz de poner un pedazo de pan en la mesa de cada ser humano?”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Marina

  • #5
    Walt Whitman
    “I henceforth tread the world, chaste, temperate, an early riser, a steady grower.”
    Walt Whitman

  • #5
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Theory is the practice of the impotent.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #6
    T.S. Eliot
    “Time present and time past
    Are both perhaps present in time future
    And time future contained in time past.”
    T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

  • #6
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Everything is a tale, Martin. What we believe, what we know, what we remember, even what we dream. Everything is a story, a narrative, a sequence of events with characters communicating an emotional content. We only accept as true what can be narrated.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #7
    T.S. Eliot
    “What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #7
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “It's curious how easy it is to tell a piece of paper what you don't dare say to someone's face.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #8
    Virginia Woolf
    “I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #8
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “May I offer you something? A small glass of cyanide?”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #9
    Walt Whitman
    “Are you the new person drawn toward me?”
    Walt Whitman

  • #9
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “It is impossible to survive in a prolonged state of reality.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #10
    T.S. Eliot
    “A heap of broken images, where the sun beats,
    And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief,
    And the dry stone no sound of water. Only
    There is shadow under this red rock,
    (Come in under the shadow of this red rock),
    And I will show you something different from either
    Your shadow at morning striding behind you
    Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you;
    I will show you fear in a handful of dust.”
    T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land

  • #10
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Una de las trampas de la infancia es que no hace falta comprender algo para sentirlo. Para cuando la razón es capaz de entender lo sucedido, las heridas en el corazón ya son demasiado profundas.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #11
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Quien quiere de verdad quiere en silencio, con hechos, nunca con palabras.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, La sombra del viento

  • #11
    Juan José Saer
    “El momento presente no tiene más fundamento que su parentesco con el pasado.”
    Juan José Saer, El entenado

  • #12
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Alguien dijo que una vez que en el momento en que te paras a pensar si quieres a alguien, ya has dejado de quererle para siempre.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
    tags: love

  • #12
    T.S. Eliot
    “What is hell? Hell is oneself.
    Hell is alone, the other figures in it
    Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from
    And nothing to escape to. One is always alone.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #13
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “I think you judge yourself too severely, a quality that always distinguishes people of true worth.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

  • #13
    Walt Whitman
    “Agonies are one of my changes of garments.”
    Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass: The First (1855) Edition

  • #14
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #14
    T.S. Eliot
    “Between the idea
    And the reality
    Between the motion
    And the act
    Falls the Shadow”
    T.S. Eliot, The Hollow Men

  • #15
    T.S. Eliot
    “Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #15
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Think how you love me,' she whispered. 'I don't ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember.'

    You'll always be like this to me.'

    Oh no; but promise me you'll remember.' Her tears were falling. 'I'll be different, but somewhere lost inside me there'll always be the person I am tonight.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Magnetism



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