Shadow Of The Wind Quotes by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, George R. R. Martin and many others.
A book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us.
All true stories begin and end in a cemetery” – The Shadow of the Wind
When ‘The Shadow of the Wind’ became a success I had already been a working writer, I’d been through the ups and downs, I’d seen how it worked.
Army, Marriage, the Church, and Baking: the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. Fermin Romero de Torres – The Shadow of the Wind.
Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.
I knew when I was writing The Angel’s Game that a lot of people would be upset that I didn’t write Shadow Of The Wind 2. That’s okay, that’s part of the game. You do what you have to do. If they like it, great. If they don’t, too bad. What are you going to do?
A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.
A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.
Destiny is usually just around the corner. Like a thief, a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it.
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.
The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you’ve already stopped loving that person forever.
In the shop we buy and sell them, but in truth books have no owner. Every book you see here has been somebody’s best friend.
I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
Nobody knows much about women, not even Freud, not even women themselves. But it’s like electricity: you don’t need to know how it works to get a shock on the fingers.
People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough.