Songs are as sad as the listener.Music, GriefJonathan Safran Foer in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Oskar: 'I found something from every decade.'
[Puts a rock on the table]
Thomas: 'You rock!'
If the sun were to explode, you wouldn't even know about it for eight minutes because thats how long it takes for light to travel to us. For eight minutes the world would still be bright and it would still feel warm. It was a year since my dad died and I could feel my eight minutes with him were running out.Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Oskar Schell
People aren't like numbers. They're more like letters. And those letters want to become stories. And dad said that stories need to be shared.Humanity, StoriesExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Oskar Schell
I didn't know what was waiting for me. Although my stomach hurt and my eyes were watering I'd made up my mind that nothing was gonna stop me. Not even me.Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Oskar Schell
If things were easy to find, they wouldn't be worth finding.Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Thomas Schell