Die schönsten Zitate von N. K. Jemisin

Die schönsten Buchzitate

Ich schreibe für mich selbst - aber es ist schön, wenn es auch anderen gefällt!

I write for myself - but it is nice when other people like it, too!

N. K. Jemisin
 
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Wenn du dir etwas vorstellen kannst, wird es auch passieren.

If you can imagine something, it will be.

N. K. Jemisin
 
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How can we prepare for the future if we won't acknowledge the past?

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Steinerner Himmel
 
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In a child's eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
 
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For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Zerrissene Erde
 
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Home is what you take with you, not what you leave behind.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Zerrissene Erde
 
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But for a society build on exploitation, there is no greater threat than having no one left to oppress.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Steinerner Himmel
 
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Being useful to others is not the same thing as being equal.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Brennender Fels
 
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True peace required the presence of justice, not just the absence of conflict.

N. K. Jemisin in Dreamblood - The Killing Moon
 
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"I think," Hoa says slowly, "that if you love someone, you don't get to choose how they love you back."

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Steinerner Himmel
 
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Und das musst du verstehen: in jedem Krieg gibt es Gruppierungen - die einen, die Frieden wollen, die anderen, die aus einer Myriade von Gründen weiterhin Krieg wollen, und jene, deren Wünsche beides übertreffen.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Zerrissene Erde
 
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We can never be gods, after all - but we can become something less than human with frightening ease.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
 
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There's truth even in tainted knowledge, if one reads carefully.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
 
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It's all right to need help. All of us have things we can't do alone.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Broken Kingdoms
 
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Well. Adolescence is all about making mistakes.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Kingdom of Gods
 
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But love like that doesn't just disappear, does it? No matter how powerful the hate, there is always a little love left, underneath. Yes. Horrible, isn't it?

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
 
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Mother always said that if one must do something unpleasant, one should do it wholeheartedly and not waste effort on regret.

N. K. Jemisin in Inheritance - The Kingdom of Gods
 
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After all, a person is herself, and others. Relationships chisel the final shape of one's being. I am me, and you.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Zerrissene Erde
 
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Aber es ist nicht so schwer, wegzugehen, wie du gedacht hast. Nicht jetzt, da die Blicke deiner ehemaligen Nachbarn wie ranziges Öl über deine Haut gleiten.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Zerrissene Erde
 
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But there are none so frightened, or so strange in their fear, as conquerors. They conjure phantoms endlessly, terrified that their victims will someday do back what was done to them - even if, in truth, their victims couldn't care less about such pettiness and have moved on. Conquerors live in dread of the day when they are shown to be, not superior, but simply lucky.

N. K. Jemisin in Die große Stille - Steinerner Himmel
 
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