“It felt as though the whole globe was dressed in snow. Like it has pulled it on, the way you pull on a sweater. Next to the train line, footprints were sunken to their shins. Trees wore blankets of ice. As you may expect, someone has died.”

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief, Share via Whatsapp

“Hateful bitch of a world, it wouldn t ever last.”

— Jack Kerouac, Book of Sketches, Share via Whatsapp

“The world, like a great iris of an even more gigantic eye, which has also just opened and stretched out to encompass everything, stared back at him.”

— Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine, Share via Whatsapp

“A forest ecology is a delicate one. If the forest perishes, its fauna may go with it. The Athshean word for world is also the word for forest.”

— Ursula K. Le Guin, The Word for World is Forest, Share via Whatsapp

“Parents have a child, and in doing so they bring into the world a monster that kills everything it comes in contact with.”

— Thomas Bernhard, Concrete, Share via Whatsapp

“There will Be a Moment when Your eyes meet, and everything in the world will be simple again.”

— Michael Edwards, Share via Whatsapp

“The choice we face is not, as many imagine, between heaven and hell. Rather, the choice is between heaven and this world. Even a fool would exchange hell for heaven; but only the wise will exchange this world for heaven.”

— Dave Hunt, An Urgent Call To A Serious Faith, Share via Whatsapp

“The world can ask you to participate, but it s a day-today decision if you want to agree to that proposal.”

— Aimee Bender, An Invisible Sign of My Own, Share via Whatsapp

“If we cannot accept the importance of the world, which considers itself important, if in the midst of that world our laughter finds no echo, we have but one choice: to take the world as a whole and make it the object of our game; to turn it into a toy”

— Milan Kundera, Immortality, Share via Whatsapp

“The world needs more love at first sight.”

— Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver, Share via Whatsapp

“when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it, a way of looking at the world. ”

— George Steiner, Share via Whatsapp

“We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven t had any tea for a week... The bottom is out of the Universe.”

— Rudyard Kipling, The Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling, Share via Whatsapp

“Świat się zmienia, słońce zachodzi, a wódka się kończy.”

— Andrzej Sapkowski, The Last Wish, Share via Whatsapp

“Good-by, Good-by, world. Good-by, Grover s Corners... Mama and Papa. Good-by to clocks ticking... and Mama s sunflowers. And food and coffee. And new-ironed dresses and hot baths...and sleeping and waking up. Oh, earth, you re too wonderful for anybody to realize you.”

— Thornton Wilder, Our Town, Share via Whatsapp

“whatever you do be gentle with yourself. you don’t just live in this world or your home or your skin. you also live in someone’s eyes.”

— Sanober Khan, Share via Whatsapp

“No matter how much one may love the world as a whole, one can live fully in it only by living responsibly in some small part of it. Where we live and who we live there with define the terms of our relationship to the world and to humanity. We thus come again to the paradox that one can become whole only by the responsible acceptance of one s partiality.”

— Wendell Berry, Share via Whatsapp

“I felt knowledge and the unity of the world circulate in me like my own blood.”

— Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha, Share via Whatsapp