What is there to forgive?. . .Ignore forgive and concentrate on living. Life for you is short; far too short to allow small jealousies to infringe on the happiness which can be yours only for the briefest of times.
("The Eyre Affair")
More Quotes from Jasper Fforde:Mücken haben die blaue Ziege gestochen.
Without a yardstick sometimes the high points can be taken for granted.
The barriers between reality and fiction are softer than we think; a bit like a frozen lake. Hundreds of people can walk across it, but then one evening a thin spot develops and someone falls through; the hole is frozen over by the following morning.
Take no heed of her.... She reads a lot of books.
Apart from the faint odor of ink that pervaded the scene, it might have been real.
The cleanest souls are the easiest to soil.
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Rise above yourself.
Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.