Peter heller Quotes

Is it possible to love so desperately that life is unbearable? I don’t ...

Is it possible to love so desperately that life is unbearable? I don’t mean unrequited, I mean being in the love. In the midst of it and desperate. Because knowing it will end, because everything does. End. —Peter Heller
📅︎ Mar 04
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Maybe freedom really is nothing left to lose. You had it once in childhood, when it w...

Maybe freedom really is nothing left to lose. You had it once in childhood, when it was okay to climb a tree, to paint a crazy picture and wipe out on your bike, to get hurt. The spirit of risk gradually takes its leave. It follows the wild cries... —Peter Heller
📅︎ Aug 05
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“He's getting old. I don't count the years. I don't multiply by seven. The...

“He's getting old. I don't count the years. I don't multiply by seven. They bred dogs for everything else, even diving for fish, why didn't they breed them to live longer, to live as long as a man?” - Peter Heller, "The Dog Stars"
📅︎ Nov 04
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Why don’t we have a word f...

Why don’t we have a word for the utterance between laughing and crying? - Peter Heller
📅︎ Oct 25
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