Carlos Ruiz Zafon Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old carlos ruiz zafon quotes, carlos ruiz zafon sayings, and carlos ruiz zafon proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A good liar knows that the most efficient lie is always a truth that has had a key piece removed from it.     

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Waiting is the rust of the soul.     

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Waiting is the rust of the soul.     

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Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.     

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People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren't already complicated enough.     

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The words with which a child's heart is poisoned, whether through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they burn his soul.     

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Coincidences are the scars of fate.      

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Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.     

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Remember me, even if it's only in a corner and secretly. Don't let me go.     

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Remember me, even if it's only in a corner and secretly. Don't let me go.     

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A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.     

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Making money isn't hard in itself. What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.     

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Making money isn't hard in itself. What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.     

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Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.     

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Los Angeles is one of those places where somebodies become nobodies and nobodies become somebody.     

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Some like to believe it's the book that chooses the person.     

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You don't know what thirst is until you drink for the first time.     

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Thunder and lightning, it's like the end of the world.     

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A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.     

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It's curious how easy it is to tell a piece of paper what you don't dare say to someone's face.     

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Destiny doesn't do home visits... you have to go for it yourself.     

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One never forgets faces one wholeheartedly detests.     

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Madmen always think it's the others who are mad.     

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Somethings can only be seen in the shadows.     

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Mention the gothic, and many readers will probably picture gloomy castles and an assortment of sinister Victoriana. However, the truth is that the gothic genre has continued to flourish and evolve since the days of Bram Stoker, producing some of its most interesting and accomplished examples in the 20th century - in literature, film and beyond.     

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Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.     

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The haunting of history is ever present in Barcelona. I see cities as organisms, as living creatures. To me, Madrid is a man and Barcelona is a woman. And it’s a woman who’s extremely vain.     

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The haunting of history is ever present in Barcelona. I see cities as organisms, as living creatures. To me, Madrid is a man and Barcelona is a woman. And it's a woman who's extremely vain.     

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People talk too much. Humans aren't descended from monkeys. They come from parrots.     

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Like the good ape he is, man is a social animal, characterized by cronyism, nepotism, corruption and gossip.     

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