I've always enjoyed cleaning. Even though they tried to teach us laziness in school.
("Smilla's Sense of Snow")
More Quotes from Peter Høeg:Maybe it's wrong when we remember breakthroughs to our own being as something that occurs in discrete, extraordinary moments. Maybe falling in love, the piercing knowledge that we ourselves will someday die, and the love of snow are in reality not some sudden events; maybe they were always present. Maybe they never completely vanish, either.
Some thoughts have glue on them.----Smilla
We think there are limits to the dimensions of fear. Until we encounter the unknown. Then we can all feel boundless amounts of terror.
To want to understand is an attempt to recapture something we have lost.
On closer examination, we are simply a banal tragedy spread over two generations.
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