Inspirational Carlos Ruiz Zafón Quotes

Carlos Ruiz Zafón (born 25 September 1964) is a Spanish novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Carlos Ruiz Zafón Quotes.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón Quotes

Carlos Ruiz Zafón Quotes
Carlos Ruiz Zafón Quotes

“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Silence makes idiots seem wise even for a minute.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“There are few reasons for telling the truth, but for lying the number is infinite.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“We spend a good part of our lives dreaming, especially when we’re awake.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“I could tell you it’s the heart, but what is really killing him is loneliness. Memories are worse than bullets.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Do you know the best thing about broken hearts? They can only really break once the rest is just scratches.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Don’t be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“To truly hate is an art one learns with time.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Memories are worse than bullets.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“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.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader, than the first book that finds its way to his heart.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Every book has a soul, the soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and dream about it.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“So long as we are being remembered, we remain alive.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“I don’t suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don’t trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It’s a sure sign that they don’t really know anyone.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you’ve already stopped loving that person forever.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Sometimes we think people are like lottery tickets, that they’re there to make our most absurd dreams come true.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón quotes

“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 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.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“The nurse knew that those who really love, love in silence, with deeds and not with words.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“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

“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

“I swim against the tide because I like to annoy.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón quotes

“But in good time you’ll see that sometimes what matters isn’t what one gives but what one gives up.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“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.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“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.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“When everyone is determined to present someone as a monster, there are two possibilities: either he’s a saint or they themselves are not telling the whole story.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice. ”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“The only way you can truly get to know an author is through the trail of ink he leaves behind him. The person you think you see is only an empty character: truth is always hidden in fiction.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“If you really want to possess a woman, you must think like her, and the first thing to do is win over her soul. The rest, that sweet, soft wrapping that steals away your senses and your virtue, is a bonus.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don’t stop at your station.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón quotes

“I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“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.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Wars have no memory, and nobody has the courage to understand them until there are no voices left to tell what happened,”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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