„We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?“

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„We can say what we like without favour or fear
and what we can't say we can breathe in your ear“

—  Peter Weiss Swedish-German playwright and author 1916 - 1982
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„Things we are accustomed to regard as myth or fairy story are very much present in people’s lives. Nice people behave like wicked stepmothers. Every day.“

—  Diana Wynne Jones English children's fantasy writer 1934 - 2011
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„Ending a novel is almost like putting a child to sleep – it can't be done abruptly.“

—  Colm Tóibín Irish novelist and writer 1955
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„Spirit is like the wind, in that we can't see it but can see its effects, which are profound.“

—  Jimmy Carter American politician, 39th president of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981) 1924