Favorite Quotes

“Weil eben Ende nicht gleich Ende nicht gleich Ende nicht gleich Ende ist., Leo. Weil jedes Ende auch ein Anfang ist.” (Alle sieben Wellen – Daniel Glattauer)

“Wenn wir das Pronomen >>wir<< benutzen, setzen wir zwei Personen mit einer gemeinsamen Handlung in Verbindung und lassen sie fast wie ein einziges Wesen erscheinen.” (The Orange Girl – Jostein Gaarder)

“Schreiben sie mir, Emma. Schreiben ist wie küssen, nur ohne Lippen. Schreiben ist küssen mit dem Kopf.” (Gut gegen Nordwind – Daniel Gattauer)

“We‘ll belong a little in lots of places, and I think that may be just as good.“ (When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr)

You can try as hard as you want to make it that way – but there never is that perfect fairytale ending you get at the cinema, and there never will be.” (From Notting Hill with Love… Actually – Ali McNamara)

The grass isn’t always greener on the other side. It may seem it for a while, but then when the grass withers and dies, and there’s nothing left, you have to start all over again from the beginning – sowing the seeds and watching it grow again.” (From Notting Hill with Love… Actually – Ali McNamara)

“Alles, was alt ist, war irgendwann neu und stets geht das Neue dem Alten voraus. Ist es da nicht dumm und widersinnig, auf der einen Seite alles zu verdammen, was zuerst kommt, und auf der anderen Seite alles in den Himmel zu heben, was aus zuerst Gekommenem entstanden ist?” (Donna W. Cross – Pope Joan)

No friend could be as loyal as a book” (Ernest Hemingway)

“‘It is an investment’, I’ll wear it so many times, it’ll totally pay for itself.” (Sophie Kinsella – Mini Shopaholic)

Releasing a new book is like visiting an unknown country, hoping that the locals will understand your soul” (Paulo Coelho)

Hope doesn’t make you a weak person. It’s hopelessness that makes you weak. Hope makes you stronger, because it brings with it a sense of reason.” (Cecelia Ahern – The Book of Tomorrow)

Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?” (Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveler’s Wife)

Why is love intensified by absence?” (Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveler’s Wife)


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