Inspirational Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes

Jonathan Safran Foer (born February 21, 1977) is an American novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes.

Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes

Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes
Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“My life story is the story of everyone I’ve ever met.”
Jonathan Safran Foer

“The more you love someone, he came to think, the harder it is to tell them. It surprised him that strangers didn’t stop each other on the street to say I love you.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“It’s the tragedy of loving, you can’t love anything more than something you miss.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Songs are as sad as the listener.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer quotes

“We had everything to say to each other, but no ways to say it.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I don’t think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life seem.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“The secret was a hole in the middle of me that every happy thing fell into.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“When I looked at you, my life made sense. Even the bad things made sense. They were necessary to make you possible.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer quotes

“The bruises go away, and so does how you hate, and so does the feeling that everything you receive from life is something you have earned.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I’m so afraid of losing something I love that I refuse to love anything.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Humans are the only animal that blushes, laughs, has religion, wages war, and kisses with lips. So in a way, the more you kiss with lips, the more human you are. And the more you wage war.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I never confused what I had with what I was.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I’m sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“The only thing more painful than being an active forgetter is to be an inert rememberer.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“She had fallen in love so many times that she began to suspect she was not falling in love at all, but doing something much more ordinary.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“Why do beautiful songs make you sad?’ ‘Because they aren’t true.’ ‘Never?’ ‘Nothing is beautiful and true.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!”
― Jonathan Safran Foer quotes

“This is love, she thought, isn’t it? When you notice someone’s absence and hate that absence more than anything? More, even, than you love his presence?”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I missed you even when I was with you. That’s been my problem. I miss what I already have, and I surround myself with things that are missing.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“If there is no love in the world, we will make a new world, and we will give it walls, and we will furnish it with soft, red interiors, from the inside out, and give it a knocker that resonates like a diamond falling to a jeweller’s felt so that we should never hear it. Love me, because love doesn’t exist, and I have tried everything that does.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

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