MARKUS ZUSAK Quotes

“The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.”

Markus Zusak
love 

“He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.”

Markus Zusak
love 

“A DEFINITION NOT FOUNDIN THE DICTIONARYNot leaving: an act of trust and love,often deciphered by children”

Markus Zusak
love 

“She leaned down and looked at his lifeless face and Leisel kissed her best friend, Rudy Steiner, soft and true on his lips. He tasted dusty and sweet. He tasted like regret in the shadows of trees and in the glow of the anarchist's suit collection. She kissed him long and soft, and when she pulled herself away, she touched his mouth with her fingers...She did not say goodbye. She was incapable, and after a few more minutes at his side, she was able to tear herself from the ground. It amazes me what humans can do, even when streams are flowing down their faces and they stagger on...”

Markus Zusak
love 

“If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter. ”

Markus Zusak
love 

“Sometimes people are beautiful.Not in looks.Not in what they say.Just in what they are.”

Markus Zusak
life 

“Maybe everyone can live beyond what they're capable of.”

Markus Zusak
life 

“Even death has a heart.”

Markus Zusak
life 

“I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.”

Markus Zusak
life 

“Can a person steal happiness? Or is just another internal, infernal human trick?”

Markus Zusak
life