Sag nie auf Wiedersehen, weil auf Wiedersehen bedeutet, wegzugehen - und wegzugehen, bedeutet zu vergessen.
Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away - and going away means forgetting.Abschied, VergessenJ.M. Barrie in Peter Pan
Der Acker im Herzen eines Mannes ist steiniger. Ein Mann bestellt ihn… und lässt darauf wachsen, was er kann.
The soil of a man's heart is stonier; a man grows what he can and tends it.MännerStephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Maybe she'll learn something about what death really is, which is where the pain stops and the good memories begin. Not the end of life but the end of pain.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
There is no gain without risk, perhaps no risk without love.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Only children tell the whole truth, you know. That's what makes them children.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
That lesson suggests that in the end, we can only find peace in our human lives by accepting the will of the universe.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Hey police? I just saw the world's oldest, slowest kid climbing into Pleasantview Cemetery. Looked like he was dying to get in. Yeah, looked like a grave matter to me. Kidding? Oh no, I'm in dead earnest. Maybe you ought to dig into it.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Was die Leute nicht bedenken, ist, dass sie erst ihre eigene Unsicherheit anzweifeln sollten, bevor sie an ihrem Herzen zweifeln.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
And the most terrifying question of all may be just how much horror the human mind can stand and still maintain a wakeful, staring, unrelenting sanity.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
I don't think children ever forget the lies their parents tell them.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
"Oh, was Bier betrifft, lüge ich nie", sagte Crandall. "Ein Mann, der lügt, was Bier betrifft, macht sich Feinde."
"Oh, about beer I never lie," Crandall said. "A man who lies about beer makes enemies."BierStephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
It's like many other things in life, Ellie. You keep on the path and all's well. You get off it and the next thing you know you're lost if you're not lucky.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Faith is a great thing, and really religious people would like us to believe that faith and knowing are the same thing, but I don't believe that myself. Because there are too many different ideas on the subject. What we know is this: When we die, one of two things happens. Either our souls and thoughts somehow survive the experience of dying or they don't. If they do, that opens up every possibility you could think of. If they don't, it's just blotto. The end.Stephen King in Friedhof der Kuscheltiere
Du bist ewig für das verantwortlich, was du dir vertraut gemacht hast.
You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.HaustiereAntoine de Saint-Exupéry in Der kleine Prinz
Du weißt doch, wenn man recht traurig ist, liebt man Sonnenuntergänge.
You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad.SonnenuntergangAntoine de Saint-Exupéry in Der kleine Prinz
Um einen Schmetterling lieben zu können, müssen wir auch ein paar Raupen mögen.
I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.SchmetterlingeAntoine de Saint-Exupéry in Der kleine Prinz
Die großen Leute verstehen nie etwas von selbst. Für die Kinder ist es zu mühsam, ihnen immer wieder alles erklären zu müssen.
Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.Kinder & KindheitAntoine de Saint-Exupéry in Der kleine Prinz
Life breaks us, Teft. Then we fill the cracks with something stronger.Traurige SprücheBrandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Oathbringer
Do not let your assumptions about a culture block your ability to perceive the individual, or you will fail.VorurteileBrandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Words of Radiance
I have found, through painful experience, that the most important step a person can take is always the next one.Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Oathbringer
"I kind of lost track of time..."
"For two hours?"
Elend nodded sheepishly. "There were books involved."
"Good men don't become legends," he said quietly.
"Good men don't need to become legends." She opened her eyes, looking up at him. "They just do what's right anyway."
Life before Death.
Strength before Weakness.
Journey before Destination.
A man was defined not by his flaws, but by how he overcame them.FehlerBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Well of Ascension
"I swear, my dear. Sometimes our conversations remind me of a broken sword."
She raised an eyebrow.
"Sharp as hell," Lightsong said, "but lacking a point."
It's easy to believe in something when you win all the time... the losses are what define a man's faith.Verlieren & NiederlagenBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Well of Ascension
Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.SelbstbewusstseinBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Hero of Ages
You should try not to talk so much, friend. You'll sound far less stupid that way.Brandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Final Empire
But you can't kill me, Lord Tyrant. I represent that one thing you've never been able to kill, no matter how hard you try. I am hope.Brandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Final Empire
Mocking a woman is like drinking too much wine. It may be fun for a short time, but the hangover is hell.FrauenBrandon Sanderson in Sturmklänge
As I fear not a child with a weapon he cannot lift, I will never fear the mind of a man who does not think.Denken, Intelligenz & KlugheitBrandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Words of Radiance
Our belief is often strongest when it should be weakest. That is the nature of hope.HoffnungBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Final Empire
A woman's strength should not be in her role, whatever she chooses to be, but in the power to choose that role.FrauenrechteBrandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Words of Radiance
Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.ErwartungenBrandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - The Way of Kings
"How do you 'accidentally' kill a noble man in his own mansion?"
"With a knife in the chest. Or, rather, a pair of knives in the chest..."
Somebody has to start. Somebody has to step forward and do what is right, because it is right.Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - The Way of Kings
The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - The Way of Kings
Faith means that it doesn't matter what happens. You can trust that somebody is watching. Trust that somebody will make it all right.GlaubeBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Hero of Ages
If you give up what you want most for what you think you should want more, you'll end up miserable.Brandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Hero of Ages
"That's the funny thing about arriving somewhere, Vin," he said with a wink. "Once you're there, the only thing you can really do is leave again."Reisen & FernwehBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Final Empire
Books have great value, actions have greater value.HandelnBrandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Well of Ascension
Men rarely see their own actions as unjustified.Brandon Sanderson in Die Nebelgeboren - The Final Empire
"The question," she replied, "is not whether you will love, hurt, dream, and die. It is what you will love, why you will hurt, when you will dream, and how you will die. This is your choice. You cannot pick the destination, only the path."Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Oathbringer
Yes, I began my journey alone, and I ended it alone.
But that does not mean that I walked alone.
"I will take responsibility for what I have done," Dalinar whispered. "If I must fall, I will rise each time a better man."Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Oathbringer
This world, it is a tempest sometimes. But remember, the sun always rises again.Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - The Way of Kings
As long as you keep trying, there's a chance. When you give up? That's when the dream dies.Brandon Sanderson in Die Sturmlicht-Chroniken - Oathbringer