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Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: It was terrible. All of the things we couldn't share. The room was filled with conversations we weren't having. It was terrible. All of the things we couldn't share. The room was filled with conversations we weren't having.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things. I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Sometimes my hand starts to burn and I am convinced we are writing the same word at the same moment. Sometimes my hand starts to burn and I am convinced we are writing the same word at the same moment.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: She wanted nothing more than someone to miss, to touch, with whom to speak like a child, with whom to be a child. She wanted nothing more than someone to miss, to touch, with whom to speak like a child, with whom to be a child.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: With writing, we have second chances. With writing, we have second chances.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Only humans can cry tears. Only humans can cry tears.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty. It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: There are worse things, worse than being like us. Look, at least we're alive. There are worse things, worse than being like us. Look, at least we're alive.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Why is taste, the crudest of our senses, exempted from the ethical rules that govern our other senses? Why is taste, the crudest of our senses, exempted from the ethical rules that govern our other senses?
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I love the idea of books being more than books, or being, rather, something other than books. I love the idea of books being more than books, or being, rather, something other than books.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I was of the opinion that the past is past, and like all that is not now it should remain buried along the side of our memories. I was of the opinion that the past is past, and like all that is not now it should remain buried along the side of our memories.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: They do not desire anything more than everything they have known. They do not desire anything more than everything they have known.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Their length could not be measured in years, just as an ocean could not explain the distance we have traveled, just as the dead can never be counted. Their length could not be measured in years, just as an ocean could not explain the distance we have traveled, just as the dead can never be counted.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Please be truthful, but also please be benevolent, please. Please be truthful, but also please be benevolent, please.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I will walk without noise and I will open the door in darkness and I will I will walk without noise and I will open the door in darkness and I will
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: In truth I was manufacturing a brick wall of shits. In truth I was manufacturing a brick wall of shits.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: We all choose things, and we also all choose against things. I want to be the kind of person who chooses for more than chooses against ... We all choose things, and we also all choose against things. I want to be the kind of person who chooses for more than chooses against ...
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: But there was always work to be done. We spent our lives making livings. But there was always work to be done. We spent our lives making livings.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I always write out of a need to read something, rather than a need to write something. I always write out of a need to read something, rather than a need to write something.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Feeding my children is not like feeding myself: it matters more. Feeding my children is not like feeding myself: it matters more.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: It stayed with him, like a part of him, like a birthmark, like a limb, it was on him, in him, him, his hymn: I had to do it for It stayed with him, like a part of him, like a birthmark, like a limb, it was on him, in him, him, his hymn: I had to do it for myself.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The sky slowly pulled up its blue dress to reveal night. The sky slowly pulled up its blue dress to reveal night.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: To remember my values, I need to lose certain tastes and find other handles for the memories that they once helped me carry. To remember my values, I need to lose certain tastes and find other handles for the memories that they once helped me carry.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did. The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I shook my tambourine the whole time, because it helped me remember that even though I was going through different neighborhoods, I was still me. I shook my tambourine the whole time, because it helped me remember that even though I was going through different neighborhoods, I was still me.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Yes, I cannot dispute that she is crazy. But she is also compassionate. Yes, I cannot dispute that she is crazy. But she is also compassionate.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: And was the next word I lost, probably because it was so close to her name, what a simple word to say, what a profound word to lose. And was the next word I lost, probably because it was so close to her name, what a simple word to say, what a profound word to lose.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: That's the difference between heaven and hell! In hell we starve! In heaven we feed each other! That's the difference between heaven and hell! In hell we starve! In heaven we feed each other!
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: In the morning, when the nothing vase casts a something shadow, like the memory of someone you've lost, what can you say about that? In the morning, when the nothing vase casts a something shadow, like the memory of someone you've lost, what can you say about that?
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I am blind. I am supposed to be retarded. I am blind. I am supposed to be retarded.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Every factory-farmed animal is, as a practice, treated in ways that would be illegal if it were a dog or a cat. Every factory-farmed animal is, as a practice, treated in ways that would be illegal if it were a dog or a cat.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Nobody likes war not even those who survive it, not even the winners. Nobody likes war not even those who survive it, not even the winners.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: It is my great hope that our paths, however long and winding, will cross again. It is my great hope that our paths, however long and winding, will cross again.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: She has become an expert at confusing what is with what was with what should be with what could be. She has become an expert at confusing what is with what was with what should be with what could be.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I just couldn't be dead any longer. I just couldn't be dead any longer.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I am very simple to enchant. I am very simple to enchant.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: He wanted to say, "Just say, 'You're my writer.'" But He wanted to say, "Just say, 'You're my writer.'" But
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: When you are in a car, bitch or no bitch, you can do anything you desire as long as you remain on your side. When you are in a car, bitch or no bitch, you can do anything you desire as long as you remain on your side.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The more I found, the less I understood. The more I found, the less I understood.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: What's it about? she asked.It's about love.She laughed. They're all about love. What's it about? she asked.
It's about love.
She laughed. They're all about love.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I wasn't having second thoughts, but I was having thoughts. I wasn't having second thoughts, but I was having thoughts.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The Gypsy girl carved love letters into trees, filling the forest with notes for him. The Gypsy girl carved love letters into trees, filling the forest with notes for him.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: You write to please yourself, you write to move yourself, to engage yourself in the asking of questions that are important to you. You write to please yourself, you write to move yourself, to engage yourself in the asking of questions that are important to you.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life. She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I am sure people tell you this constantly but if you looked up 'incredibly beautiful' in the dictionary there would be a picture of you. I am sure people tell you this constantly but if you looked up 'incredibly beautiful' in the dictionary there would be a picture of you.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Oskar: I'm God!Thomas: You're an atheist.Oskar: I don't exist! Oskar: I'm God!
Thomas: You're an atheist.
Oskar: I don't exist!
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: She maintained a careful balance by her window, never allowing the men to come too close, never allowing them to stray too far. She maintained a careful balance by her window, never allowing the men to come too close, never allowing them to stray too far.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The only way to overcome sadness is to consume it. The only way to overcome sadness is to consume it.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: These little daily choices that we're so used to thinking are irrelevant are the most important thing we do all day long. These little daily choices that we're so used to thinking are irrelevant are the most important thing we do all day long.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I did not feel that he owed it to me. And I did not feel like I owed it to him. We owed it to each other, which is something I did not feel that he owed it to me. And I did not feel like I owed it to him. We owed it to each other, which is something different.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: What's weird," I said, "is that I've never seen you cry." He said, "I cry all the time. What's weird," I said, "is that I've never seen you cry." He said, "I cry all the time.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us. Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I'm possibly possible. I'm possibly possible.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I know you look both ways before you cross the street, but I want you to look both ways a second time, because I told you to. I know you look both ways before you cross the street, but I want you to look both ways a second time, because I told you to.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: A Seeing Eye bitch is not only for blind people but for people who pine for the negative of loneliness. A Seeing Eye bitch is not only for blind people but for people who pine for the negative of loneliness.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Succotash my cocker spaniel, you fudging crevasse-hole dipshiitake! Succotash my cocker spaniel, you fudging crevasse-hole dipshiitake!
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I got tired, I told him. Not worn out, but worn through. Like one of those wives who wakes up one morning and says I can't bake any more bread. I got tired, I told him. Not worn out, but worn through. Like one of those wives who wakes up one morning and says I can't bake any more bread.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Before you rush off trying to see everything you can, educate yourself. Before you rush off trying to see everything you can, educate yourself.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Technology celebrates connectedness, but encourages retreat. Technology celebrates connectedness, but encourages retreat.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Once you hear something, you can never return to the time before you heard it. Once you hear something, you can never return to the time before you heard it.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: I want to talk about God in a literary way. But I think I would have a very hard time praying to God. I want to talk about God in a literary way. But I think I would have a very hard time praying to God.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: In the end, everyone loses everyone. In the end, everyone loses everyone.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: The Eskimos have four hundred words for snow, and the Jewshave four hundred for schmuck. The Eskimos have four hundred words for snow, and the Jewshave four hundred for schmuck.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Herschel was a Jew.""And he was my best friend.""He was his best friend.""And I murdered him. Herschel was a Jew."
"And he was my best friend."
"He was his best friend."
"And I murdered him.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Our stories are so fundamental to us that it's easy to forget that we choose them. Our stories are so fundamental to us that it's easy to forget that we choose them.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: [ ... ]It is as if after surviving so much, there was no longer reason to survive. [ ... ]It is as if after surviving so much, there was no longer reason to survive.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Be the instrument playing the sound of your life's passing Be the instrument playing the sound of your life's passing
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Fiction works when it makes a reader feel something strongly. Fiction works when it makes a reader feel something strongly.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: She laughed, I love it when she laughs, although the truth is I am not in love with her. She laughed, I love it when she laughs, although the truth is I am not in love with her.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Even Alf is not humorous at times. Even Alf is not humorous at times.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: We have waged war, or rather let a war be waged, against all of the animals we eat. This war is new and has a name: factory farming. We have waged war, or rather let a war be waged, against all of the animals we eat. This war is new and has a name: factory farming.
Jonathan Safran Foer quotes: Your dad didn't die, so I won't be able to explain it to you. Your dad didn't die, so I won't be able to explain it to you.