Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Bohdan Khoroletshat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Jahren
“I’m going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they’re big and thoughtless and they always know what they’re doing. Inside, they look just like they always have. Like they did when they were your age. The truth is, there aren’t any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world.”
Babenko Dmitryhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
‘You can’t,’ said Lettie. ‘It would destroy you.’
I opened my mouth to tell her that nothing could kill me, not now, but she said, ‘Not kill you. Destroy you. Dissolve you. You wouldn’t die in here, nothing ever dies in here, but if you stayed here for too long, just a little of you would exist everywhere, all spread out. And that’s not a good thing. Never enough of you all together in one place, so there wouldn’t be anything left that would think of itself as an “I”. No point of view any longer, because you’d be an infinite sequence of views and of points …’
Gulhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
Different people remember things differently, and you’ll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not. You stand two of you lot next to each other, and you could be continents away for all it means anything.
Gulhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I found joy in the things that made me happy.
Babenko Dmitryhat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
And it wasn’t the sea. It was the ocean.
Lettie Hempstock’s ocean.
I remembered that, and, remembering that, I remembered everything.
Sofiia Semenkohat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
On my left the younger woman said, “You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear.”
Meruert Zheniskyzyhat Zitat gemachtvor 9 Tagen
you’ll never get any two people to remember anything the same?’
Meruert Zheniskyzyhat Zitat gemachtvor 11 Tagen
Which is to say, I was selfish and I was not entirely convinced of the existence of things that were not me, and I was certain, rock-solid, unshakeably certain, that I was the most important thing in creation. There was nothing that was more important to me than I was.
Meruert Zheniskyzyhat Zitat gemachtvor 17 Tagen
Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside
Lera Averinahat Zitat gemachtletzten Monat
Nobody actually looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s true of everybody.
Zzzekahat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Monaten
I was sad not to have won thousands of pounds (I already knew what I would buy with it. I would buy a place to go and be alone
Zzzekahat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Monaten
Books were safer than other people anyway.
Alice Khat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
Nobody actually looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s
Alice Khat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside either
Alice Khat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
Adult stories never made sense, and they were so slow to start. They made me feel like there were secrets, Masonic, mythic secrets, to adulthood. Why didn’t adults want to read about Narnia, about secret islands and smugglers and dangerous fairies
Yafang Guohat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
convinced me was an ocean.
Yafang Guohat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
I dared not grumble to my parents about it
Yafang Guohat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
we saw him rarely.
Yafang Guohat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
dead blue-tits and thrushes
Yafang Guohat Zitat gemachtvor 3 Monaten
He was a huge, ginger-striped tomcat, missing half an ear.
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