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The Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”

“Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element.”

“I won't ever leave you, even though you're always leaving me.”

“It's hard being left behind. (...) It's hard to be the one who stays.”

“It’s dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing.”

“Why is love intensified by absence?”

“Time is priceless, but it’s Free. You can't own it, you can use it. You can spend it. But you can't keep it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.”

“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.”

“We laugh and laugh, and nothing can ever be sad, no one can be lost, or dead, or far away: right now we are here, and nothing can mar our perfection, or steal the joy of this perfect moment.”

“Maybe I'm dreaming you. Maybe you're dreaming me; maybe we only exist in each other's dreams and every morning when we wake up we forget all about each other.”

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