The best Quotes by Siegfried Lenz

The best Quotes by Siegfried Lenz

Siegfried Lenz (17 March 1926 - 7 October 2014) was a German writer of novels, short stories and essays, as well as dramas for radio and the theatre.

Maybe hope is the last wisdom of the fools.
Home can only be discovered abroad.
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The past never stops, it reviews the present.
I confess, I need stories to understand the world.
We can't achieve peace if we don't fight poverty in third world countries.
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Earth's tombstone may be like:
"Everyone wanted the best - for themselves."
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I might have been born in Liverpool - but I grew up in Hamburg.
Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
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You know what they say about hope. It breeds eternal misery.
Spencer Hastings in Pretty Little Liars - Season 1 Episode 1
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But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here.
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It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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I'm in love with cities I've never been to and people I've never met.
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I'm in love with cities I have never been to and with people I have never met.
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The future is easy because it doesn't exist; but the past is painful because it lives forever.
Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. Maybe you have to let go of who you were, to become who you will be.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 5 Episode 1
Saphira: "Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and never shall. There is only now."
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The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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Word to the wise writer: never underestimate your secondary characters! But watch them... they sneak off with stuff.
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A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.
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I don't think that people in America are really given enough information about the Third World.
Stuart McCormick: "We don't have a Nintendo, we got a calico-vision plugged into the black and white TV."
Kyle: "Oh my god, this is like a third world country."
Kyle Broflovski in South Park - Season 2 Episode 10
If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
If you love friends, you will serve your friends. If you love community, you will serve your community. If you love money, you will serve your money. And if you love only yourself, you will serve only yourself. And you will have only yourself.
I love the earth. If you ask me it's the greatest planet in the world.
We called her Mother Earth. Because she gave birth to us, and then we sucked her dry.
Change the System! Not the Climate!
We can halt the destruction of the world's rainforests - and even restore parts of them - in order to ensure that the forests do what they are so good at - in other words, storing carbon naturally.
After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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I want you to help them open... because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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The Elves made many rings; but secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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