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Let the Old Dreams Die Let the Old Dreams Die by John Ajvide Lindqvist
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“That's how things are these days: everything must move aside to make room for the new, all the time.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“And that's the bottom layer in old boxes: melancholy, an indefinable sense of loss. You dig around and it comes swirling up to the top”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“How do we imagine a great love?
Perhaps something along the lines of Gone with the Wind or Titanic is what comes to mind. But those aren’t really about love itself, but about a situation. Everything becomes more grand when it takes place in the context of a civil war, a shipwreck, or natural catastrophe. But that is like judging the painting by the frame. That the Mona Lisa should be judged a masterpiece largely because of the carvings that surround it.
Love is love. In the dramatic stories, the people involved are physically willing to give up their lives for each other, but that is exactly what happens in the great but everyday love also. You give your lives to each other the whole way and every day, until death.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
tags: love
“Revenge,' he said, 'is a human invention. It serves no purpose.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Låt de gamla drömmarna dö
“When there's nothing to see, when there are no thoughts, life comes instead.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
tags: life
“There was something vaguely menacing about the way the two children were moving behind the smiling, unsuspecting family. Like predators”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“Our fate is determined in rooms that must be easy to clean”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“The membranes that separate us from insanity, from the fall, the monsters, are so thin. Only paper walls.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“Speaking of 2001, I celebrated the turn of the millennium with Stefan and Karin. The so-feared computer crash did not occur”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die
“I have never met a couple with such integrity, such closeness as those two. They comprised their own little universe.”
John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Old Dreams Die