Shadow Of The Wind Quotes by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, George R. R. Martin and many others.
. . .sometimes one feels freer speaking to a stranger than to people one knows. Why is that?” “Probably because a stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
Nobody knows much about women, not even Freud, not even women themselves. But it’s like electricity: you don’t need to know how it works to get a shock on the fingers.
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
Destiny doesn’t do home visits… you have to go for it yourself.
All true stories begin and end in a cemetery” – The Shadow of the Wind
Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.
The man who never reads lives only one.
Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.
A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.
Sometimes we think people are like lottery tickets, that they’re there to make our most absurd dreams come true.
A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.
One of the pitfalls of childhood is that one doesn’t have to understand something to feel it. By the time the mind is able to comprehend what has happened, the wounds of the heart are already too deep.
I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.
People talk too much. Humans aren’t descended from monkeys. They come from parrots.
It’s a story of love, of hatred, and of the dreams that live in the shadow of the wind.
A book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us.