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Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Some like to believe it's the book that chooses the person. Some like to believe it's the book that chooses the person.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Youth is like a fickle girlfriend. We can't understand or value her until she goes off with someone else, never to return. Youth is like a fickle girlfriend. We can't understand or value her until she goes off with someone else, never to return.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse. There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Time curses all, I thought, except the truth. Time curses all, I thought, except the truth.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Man's meanness is a fuse in search of a flame. Man's meanness is a fuse in search of a flame.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Wine turns the wise man into a fool and the fool into a wise man. Wine turns the wise man into a fool and the fool into a wise man.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Silence makes even idiots seem wise for a minute. Silence makes even idiots seem wise for a minute.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: We spend a good part of our lives dreaming, especially when we're awake. We spend a good part of our lives dreaming, especially when we're awake.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: I think today will be the day. Today our luck will change,' I proclaimed on the wings of the first coffee of the day, pure optimism in a liquid state. I think today will be the day. Today our luck will change,' I proclaimed on the wings of the first coffee of the day, pure optimism in a liquid state.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Life has enough torturers as it is, without you going around moonlighting as a Grand Inquisitor against yourself. Life has enough torturers as it is, without you going around moonlighting as a Grand Inquisitor against yourself.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Every book has a soul, the soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and dream about it. Every book has a soul, the soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and dream about it.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice. Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Some years had passed, but one never forgets faces one wholeheartedly detests. Some years had passed, but one never forgets faces one wholeheartedly detests.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Truth is always safe from people. Truth is always safe from people.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Blaming TV as an abstract entity is nonsensical. It's our hand on the remote. There's a world out there outside the tube. Blaming TV as an abstract entity is nonsensical. It's our hand on the remote. There's a world out there outside the tube.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: I handed the photo back to her. The caretaker gazed at it as if it were a lucky charm, a return ticket to her youth. I handed the photo back to her. The caretaker gazed at it as if it were a lucky charm, a return ticket to her youth.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen. Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: none of us are what we once where none of us are what we once where
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: That's what happens when people reach old age; nobody remembers they've been bastards too. That's what happens when people reach old age; nobody remembers they've been bastards too.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: The same thing that had happened with the flowers was happening with my longing: once I held it in my hands, I didn't know where to put it. The same thing that had happened with the flowers was happening with my longing: once I held it in my hands, I didn't know where to put it.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: A bit of exercise lifts the spirit. (The Angel's Game) A bit of exercise lifts the spirit. (The Angel's Game)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: The wider the author's arsenal of tools and the better technically equipped the storyteller is, the better the tale will be. The wider the author's arsenal of tools and the better technically equipped the storyteller is, the better the tale will be.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don't stop at your station. Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don't stop at your station.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Literature, at least good literature, is science tempered with the blood of art. Like architecture or music. Literature, at least good literature, is science tempered with the blood of art. Like architecture or music.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Someone who lives alone, I thought. You end up becoming what you see in the eyes of those you love. Someone who lives alone, I thought. You end up becoming what you see in the eyes of those you love.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: There are times and places where not to be anyone is more honourable than to be someone. There are times and places where not to be anyone is more honourable than to be someone.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: It's the student who makes the teacher, not the other way around. It's the student who makes the teacher, not the other way around.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: show me a Don Juan and I'll show you a loser in disguise. show me a Don Juan and I'll show you a loser in disguise.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: All the bad things you do in life come back to you, (David). And I've done a lot of bad things. A lot. But I've paid the price. (The Angel's All the bad things you do in life come back to you, (David). And I've done a lot of bad things. A lot. But I've paid the price. (The Angel's Game)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Is the sort that breaks a man's heart just walking ... Is the sort that breaks a man's heart just walking ...
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: To Senor Sempere, the best friend a book could ever have: you opened the doors to the world for me and showed me how to go through them. To Senor Sempere, the best friend a book could ever have: you opened the doors to the world for me and showed me how to go through them.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: In this world the only opinion that holds court is prejudice. In this world the only opinion that holds court is prejudice.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: She doesn't have anyone. For reasons we cannot comprehend, the Good Lord doesn't always reward us during our lifetime. She doesn't have anyone. For reasons we cannot comprehend, the Good Lord doesn't always reward us during our lifetime.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: You should get more sun and fresh air. The other day I read in the paper that vitamin D increases our faith in fellow humans. You should get more sun and fresh air. The other day I read in the paper that vitamin D increases our faith in fellow humans.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: The most despicable humans are the ones who always feel virtuous and look down on the rest of the world. The most despicable humans are the ones who always feel virtuous and look down on the rest of the world.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art. Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Never trust he who trusts everyone. Never trust he who trusts everyone.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Keep your dreams, you will never know when you need them Keep your dreams, you will never know when you need them
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Ignatius B. Samson, welcome to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books. Ignatius B. Samson, welcome to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: I was aware of the risks I was taking, but I did'nt care. I was aware of the risks I was taking, but I did'nt care.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: She was seventeen, her entire life shining on her lips. She was seventeen, her entire life shining on her lips.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: We're all whores, sooner or later. We're all whores, sooner or later.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Truth is, only the useless get to the top in this country. Truth is, only the useless get to the top in this country.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: People with a meagre soul always try to make others feel small too. People with a meagre soul always try to make others feel small too.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: I imagine some people, like some toys, are born defective - which I suppose makes us all broken toys, don't you think? I imagine some people, like some toys, are born defective - which I suppose makes us all broken toys, don't you think?
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Nothing in life can be understood until you understand death. Nothing in life can be understood until you understand death.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: You're one of those people who fall off a tree and never quite reach the ground. You're one of those people who fall off a tree and never quite reach the ground.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: There was no more good or evil in this world than we imagine there to be, either out of greed or out of innocence. Or sometimes madness. There was no more good or evil in this world than we imagine there to be, either out of greed or out of innocence. Or sometimes madness.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Everything can be forgiven in this world, save telling the truth. Everything can be forgiven in this world, save telling the truth.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: God gives us life, but the world's landlord is the devil ... God gives us life, but the world's landlord is the devil ...
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: You end up becoming someone you see in the eyes of those you love. You end up becoming someone you see in the eyes of those you love.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: We looked at each other in the half-light, searching for words that didn't exist. We looked at each other in the half-light, searching for words that didn't exist.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: This is emotional blackmail.''No, it's life. This is emotional blackmail.'
'No, it's life.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Men, as is more than evident, respond, contrariwise, to the dictates of their genital and digestive organs. Men, as is more than evident, respond, contrariwise, to the dictates of their genital and digestive organs.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: I'm not talking to anyone, I'm delivering a monologue. It's the inebriated man's prerogative. I'm not talking to anyone, I'm delivering a monologue. It's the inebriated man's prerogative.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Madmen always think it's the others who are mad. Madmen always think it's the others who are mad.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom. In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Before I know it, I'll be thirty and I'll realise that every day I look less like the person I wanted to be when I was fifteen. Before I know it, I'll be thirty and I'll realise that every day I look less like the person I wanted to be when I was fifteen.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it. Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: There are worse prisons than words. There are worse prisons than words.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: A hunsh is your brain's way of taking a shortcut to the truth. A hunsh is your brain's way of taking a shortcut to the truth.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes: Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything. Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.