"The consequence of this is that I’m always finding humans at their best and worst. I see their ugly and their beauty, and I wonder how the same thing can be both."
— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (via quotes-shape-us)
"One small fact: you are going to die. Despite every effort, no one lives forever. Sorry to be such a spoiler. My advice is when the time comes, don’t panic. It doesn’t seem to help."
— The Book Thief, the Movie (2013)