„How everything you ever love will reject you or die. Everything you ever create will be thrown away. Everything you're proud of will end up as trash.“

Source: Fight Club

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American novelist, essayist 1962

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—  Sylvia Day American writer 1973

Variant: I'm obsessed with you, angel. Addicted to you. You're everything I've ever wanted or needed, everything I've ever dreamed of. You're everything. I live and breathe you. For you.
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—  William Nicholson British screenwriter, playwright and novelist 1948

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„I can feel everything you do
Hear everything you say
Even when you're miles away
Coz I am me, the universe and you.“

—  KT Tunstall Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist 1975

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„The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.“

—  Ray Bradbury, book Dandelion Wine

Source: Dandelion Wine (1957), p. 142
Context: “I don’t know,” he admitted.
“Well.” She started pouring tea. “To start things off, what do you think of the world?”
“I don’t know anything.”
“The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you’re seventeen you know everything. When you’re twenty-seven if you still know everything you’re still seventeen.”
“You seem to have learned quite a lot over the years.”
“It is the privilege of old people to seem to know everything. But it’s an act and a mask, like every other act and mask. Between ourselves, we old ones wink at each other and smile, saying, How do you like my mask, my act, my certainty? Isn’t life a play? Don’t I play it well?”
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