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Parents are always more knowledgeable than their children, and children are always smarter than their parents.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.

Jonathan Safran Foer

There's nothing wrong with not understanding yourself.

Jonathan Safran Foer

I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.

Jonathan Safran Foer

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.

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I don't think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life seem.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

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I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things.

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Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.

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So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!

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Feathers filled the small room. Our laughter kept the feathers in the air. I thought about birds. Could they fly if there wasn't someone, somewhere, laughing?

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It has shown me that everything is illuminated in the light of the past. It is always along the side of us...on the inside, looking out.

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The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did.

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I want an infinitely blank book and the rest of time......why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time, my greatest regret is how much I believed in the future.

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She let out a laugh, and then she put her hand over her mouth, like she was angry at herself for forgetting her sadness.

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With writing, we have second chances.

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Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : 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.

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Why are you leaving me?He wrote, I do not know how to live.I do not know either but I am trying.I do not know how to try.There were some things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So i buried them and let them hurt me

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I imagine a line, a white line, painted on the sand and on the ocean, from me to you.

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I will describe my eyes and then begin the story. My eyes are blue and resplendent. Now I will begin the story.

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You are the only one who has understood even a whisper of me, and I will tell you that I am the only person who has understood even a whisper of you.

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He promised us that everything would be okay. I was a child, but I knew that everything would not be okay. That did not make my father a liar. It made him my father.

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The more you love someone, he came to think, the harder it is to tell them. It surprised him that strangers didn't stop each other on the street to say I love you.

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