Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
Submitted by Anonymous.
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
It offends me that you should speak to me as if it were your duty to rescue my reputation!
favourite films: Persuasion (2009)
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
"For many of us, the delights of reading are polychrome, and once we have entered this vibrant world we quite simply never want to leave."
“It made no sense, she knew, arranging flowers before the water was in — but there it was; she couldn’t resist moving them around, and not everything people did could be in a correct, logical order, especially when they were alone.”
favourite films: The Notebook (2004)
The body, sluggish, aged, cold—the embers left from earlier fires,
The light in the eye grown dim, shall duly flame again;