He always thinks because I'm reading, I'm not doing anything. There is no greater plague to an introvert than the extroverted.
I live for the dream that my children will be born free. That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.'
'I live for you,' I say sadly.
She kisses my cheek. 'Then you must live for more.
I rose too high, loved too hard, dared too much. I tried to grasp a star, overreached, and fell.
Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness.
Love is an act of faith & its face should always be covered in mystery. Every moment should be lived with feeling & emotion because if we try to decipher it & understand it, the magic disappears.
We were twelve years old, but we walked along the hot streets of the neighborhood, amid the dust and flies that the occasional old trucks stirred up as they passed, like two old ladies taking the measure of lives of disappointment, clinging tightly to each other. No one understood us, only we two—I thought—understood one another.
She took the facts and in a natural way charged them with tension; she intensified reality as she reduced it to words, she injected it with energy.
Most of the time, I think you have to make a choice—at a certain point—of the man you want to be. And I will tell you at that time you need a parent or a friend. And if you've learnt to hate your parent by then and you have no friends...then you're all alone. And being alone—that's so hard."
Those we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.
You'll make mistakes because it's impossible to know what is or isn't a mistake until it's made.
I think you can do whatever you want. In the end, we all live the life we choose for ourselves.
But that’s what kismet is. It makes us careen off in odd directions from which we learn not only what life is about but what it is for. This journey may be nothing less than your chance to discover these things
Jeg liker generelt å høre mer om hovedpersoner, jeg syntes det var morsomt å få vite hvordan det går med Andy. Jeg er ikke redd for oppfølgerbøker, men det blir litt for enkelt, og slutten litt for opplagt. Dessverre er ikke tittelen passende for boken heller. Ville gjerne gitt mer, men det er ingen toppkvalitetsbok.
We meet. We always meet, somehow we're always thrown together, no matter where I go, no matter how I try to distance myself from you. It never matters. You always find me.
Mulig den fungerer som bok, men den gjør det ikke som lydbok. Les/hør The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up i stede.
Visse ord kan muligens forandre verden, de kan trøste oss og tørke våre tårer. Visse ord er geværkuler, andre fiolintoner. Visse av dem kan få isen rundt hjertet til å smelte og man kan til og med sende ordene ut som redningsmannskap, når dagene er harde og vi kanskje hverken er levende eller døde.