The Shadow of the Wind Quotes.

11. "Once, in my father's bookshop, I heard a regular customer say that few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds its way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory to which, sooner or later—no matter how many books we read, how many worlds we discover, or how much we learn or forget—we will return."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

12. "The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you've already stopped loving that person forever."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

13. "Memories are worse than bullets."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

14. "Never trust anyone, Daniel, especially the people you admire. Those are the ones who will make you suffer the worst blows."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

15. "Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

16. "Making money isn't hard in itself... What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

17. "A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

18. "A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

19. "Bea says that the art of reading is slowly dying, that it's an intimate ritual, that a book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us, that when we read, we do it with all our heart and mind, and great readers are becoming more scarce by the day."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

20. "People talk too much. Humans aren't descended from monkeys. They come from parrots."
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

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