Monday, January 24, 2011

And something stirred within me.

I love Enid Blyton because she taught me the importance of saying Please and Thank You.

I like J.K Rowling because no other author could cause such curiosity in me that I absolutely have to turn to the following page to see what happens next.

I like Mitch Albom because what he writes, as simple as his sentences are, carries so much emotion in them that I couldn't help but feel the magnitude of the emotion too.

I love Hlovate because of his/her music references and for creating the character Ked Faisal.

Now, I think I'm in love with Jonathan Safran Foer. I have never read any of his books but reading the quotes, I've never felt this moved before. Each sentence struck a chord. My chord. It's like he gets it.

"Being with him made my brain quiet. I didn't have to invent a thing."
(Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)

"I am not sad, he would repeat to himself over and over, I am not sad. As if he might one day convince himself. Or fool himself. Or convince others--the only thing worse than being sad is for others to know that you are sad. I am not sad. I am not sad.
( Everything Is illuminated)

And the holy grail of them all :

"I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love 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."

1 Comment(s):

Loving Life said...

wah, baca safran-foer! aaa.. he's my fav author of all time, n illuminated is my fav book of all time, i x pnh ckp ek? haha. i put that quote kat frenster dulu2. tharu citer yankel n brod tu. n the ending, with no punctuation tu, mmg jantung i bdebar baca. his writing style is really sumthing.

it was voted best book at my book club, bgolak emosi baca - kejap klakar, kejap nangis. the other book is quite nice gak, extremely loud n incredibly close. maybe u can baca gak. but reading this book in particular mmg experience yg dahsyat. =)