Jonathan safran foer Quotes

“I think and think and think, I’ve thought...

“I think and think and think, I’ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.” - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Jun 30
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"The more distracted we become, and the more emphasi...

"The more distracted we become, and the more emphasis we place on speed at the expense of depth, the less likely and able we are to care." -- Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ May 30
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“You cannot protect yourself from s...

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without also protecting yourself from happiness” - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Jul 08
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“I think and think and think, I’ve thought...

“I think and think and think, I’ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.” —Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Sep 16
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You cannot protect yourself from s...

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. - 📖 Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Sep 05
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"You can not protect yourself from...

"You can not protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness" - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Jan 06
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"Sometimes I can feel my bones stra...

"Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living." -Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Jul 24
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Sometimes I can hear my bones strai...

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living. (Jonathan Safran Foer)
📅︎ May 15
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“Sometimes I can hear my bones strai...

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Oct 24
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"Sometimes I can feel my bones stra...

"Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living." -Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Nov 21
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"We know that if someone offers to show ...

"We know that if someone offers to show us a film on how our meat is produced, it will be a horror film.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Sep 20
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"He knew that I love you also means I love you in a way that no one love...

"He knew that I love you also means I love you in a way that no one loves 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
📅︎ May 11
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“You cannot protect yourself from ...

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” — Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Mar 15
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"Do you eat chicken because you are familiar with the scientific ...

"Do you eat chicken because you are familiar with the scientific literature on them and have decided that their suffering doesn't matter, or do you do it because it tastes good?" - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Feb 15
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"She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous stra...

"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, Everything is Illuminated
📅︎ Sep 27
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“Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it...

“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
📅︎ Oct 03
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“Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they a...

“Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they aren't true.' 'Never?' 'Nothing is beautiful and true.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
📅︎ Nov 22
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"... I love you in a way that I love no one ...

"... 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
📅︎ Oct 19
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"You cannot protect yourself from ...

"You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness" - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Dec 08
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"Not responding is a response - ...

"Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do." - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Apr 02
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"Sometimes I can feel my bones strai...

"Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living." — Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Feb 01
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“It was not the feeling of complete...

“It was not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Apr 24
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“You cannot protect yourself from ...

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Dec 01
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"I'm sorry for my inability to let unimpor...

"I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things." -Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Sep 14
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“Sometimes I can hear my bones strai...

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer,
📅︎ Jun 11
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"He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and ...

"He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful person, to be, as simple as it sounded and as impossible as it actually was, happy." Jonathan Safran Foer, 'Everything is Illuminated'
📅︎ Jun 19
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"One day you will do things for me...

"One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family." - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Oct 22
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“You cannot protect yourself from ...

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” - Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Feb 25
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"Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the...

"Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living." from Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Mar 10
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“You cannot protect yourself from ...

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ Sep 20
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