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Janne Teller

Top 10 Best Quotes

“From the moment we are born, we begin to die.”

“Everything begins only to end. The moment you were born you began to die. That's how it is with everything.”

“And although we'd sworn we'd never become like them, that was exactly what was happening. We weren't even fifteen yet. Thirteen, fourteen, adult, dead.”

“Meaning is not something you can sell”

“How come everyone's making like everthing that isn't important is very important, all the while they're so busy pretending what's really important isn't important at all?”

“The reason dying is so easy is because death has no meaning... And the reason death has no meaning is because life has no meaning. All the same, have fun!”

“You go to school to get a job, and you get a job to take time off to do nothing. Why not do nothing to begin with?”

“We cried because we had lost something and gained something else. And because it hurt both losing and gaining. And because we knew what we had lost but weren't as yet able to put into words what it was we had gained.”

“Even if you learn something and think you're good at it, there'll always be someone who's better.”

“...suddenly I got shivers down my spine thinking about how many different people one and the same person can be.”

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meaninglessness, sadness, human-nature, work, nothing, death-and-dying, depressing, janne-teller

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