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#1. And much later, long after Bastian had returned to his world, in his maturity and
even in his old age, this joy never left him entirely. Even in the hardest moments of hislife he preserved a lightheartedness that made him smile and that comforted others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#2. You wish for something, you've wanted it for years, and you're sure you want it, as long as you know you can't have it. But if all at once it looks as though your wish might come true, you suddenly find yourself wishing you had never wished for any such thing. - Author: Michael Ende
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#3. My will can control anything that's empty. - Author: Michael Ende
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#4. Her feelings of fear and helplessness had reached such a pitch that they were suddenly transformed into their opposites. Having overcome them, she felt corageous and self-confident enough to tackle any power on earth; more precisely, she had ceased to worry about herself. - Author: Michael Ende
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#5. He's a good old sort. If only he weren't plumb crazy! - Author: Michael Ende
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#6. There were thousands and thousands of forms of joy in the world, but that all were essentially one and the same, namely, the joy of being able to love. - Author: Michael Ende
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#7. And there in the snow lay the pictures, like jewels bedded in white silk. They were paper-thin sheets of colored transparent isin glass of every size and shape, some round, some square, some damaged, some intact, some as large as church windows, others as small as snuffbox miniatures. - Author: Michael Ende
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#8. A story can be new and yet tell about olden times. The past comes into existence with the story. - Author: Michael Ende
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#9. The House of Change... is bigger inside than out. - Author: Michael Ende
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#10. She felt as if she were imprisoned in a vault heaped with priceless treasures - an ever-growing hoard that threatened to crush the life out of her. There was no way out, either. The vault was impenetrable and she was far too deeply buried beneath a mountain of time to attract anyone's attention. - Author: Michael Ende
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#11. There are many kinds of joy, but they all lead to one: the joy to be loved. - Author: Michael Ende
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#12. All the world's misfortunes stemmed from the countless untruths, both deliberate and unintentional, which people told because of haste or carelessness. - Author: Michael Ende
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#13. All the games were selected for them by supervisors and had to have some useful, educational purpose. The children learned these new games but unlearned something else in the process: they forgot to be happy, how to take pleasure in little things and last, but not least, how to dream - Author: Michael Ende
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#14. All the beasts in Howling Forest were safe in their caves, nests, and burrows. - Author: Michael Ende
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#15. What I've started I must finish. I've gone too far to turn back. Regardless of what may happen, I have to go forward. - Author: Michael Ende
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#16. When you know as much as we do, nothing matters. - Author: Michael Ende
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#17. A person's reason for doing someone a good turn matters as much as the good turn itself. - Author: Michael Ende
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#18. No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical. - Author: Michael Ende
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#19. Just as the setting sun turned the clouds to liquid gold. - Author: Michael Ende
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#20. There are many kinds of delusion. - Author: Michael Ende
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#21. Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it. - Author: Michael Ende
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#22. Nothing is lost. . .Everything is transformed. - Author: Michael Ende
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#23. The Glory was entrusted to you, you weren't given permission to pass it on as you see fit. - Author: Michael Ende
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#24. She became so important to them that they wondered how they had ever managed without her in the past. And the longer she stayed with them the more indispensable she became, so indispensable in fact that their one fear was that she might some day move on. - Author: Michael Ende
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#25. If you stop to think about it, you'll have to admit that all the stories in the world consist essentially of twenty-six letters. The letters are always the same, only the arrangement varies. From letters words are formed, from words sentences, from sentences chapters, and from chapters stories. - Author: Michael Ende
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#26. Time is the very essence of life itself, and life exists in our hearts. - Author: Michael Ende
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#27. Those who still think that listening isn't an art should see if they can do it half as well. - Author: Michael Ende
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#28. But that is another story and shall be told another time. - Author: Michael Ende
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#29. Now, for the first time ever, a story had escaped his control. It had taken on a life of its own, and all the imagination in the world would be insufficient to halt it. He felt numb. - Author: Michael Ende
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#30. She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her. - Author: Michael Ende
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#31. Its whole expanse was covered with tall, juicy grass, and when the wind blew, great waves passed over it with a sound like troubled water. (The Grassy Ocean) - Author: Michael Ende
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#32. People? People have been obsolete for years, They've made the world a place where there's no room left for their own kind. - Author: Michael Ende
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#33. Without a past you can't have a future. - Author: Michael Ende
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#34. Nothing can change for them, because they themselves can't change anymore. - Author: Michael Ende
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#35. -Everything will turn out all right. You'll see.
-I can't imagine how, said Atreyu.
-Neither can I, said the luckdragon. But that's the best part of it. - Author: Michael Ende
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#36. He was handsome and strong, but somehow that wasn't enough for him. He also felt the need to be tough and inured to hardship... But how was he to come by that quality in this luminous garden, where all manner of fruit was to be had for the picking? - Author: Michael Ende
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#37. The human world is full of weak-minded people, who think they're as clever as can be and are convinced that it's terribly important to persuade even the children that Fanstastica doesn't exist. - Author: Michael Ende
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#38. With them the individual counted for nothing. No one was irreplaceable, because they drew no distinction between one man and another... In this community there was harmony, but no love. - Author: Michael Ende
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#39. When it comes to controlling human beings there is no better instrument than lies. Because, you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts. - Author: Michael Ende
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#40. Every real story is a never ending story. - Author: Michael Ende
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#41. To be wise was to be above joy and sorrow, fear and pity, ambition and humiliation. It was to hate nothing and to love nothing, and above all to be utterly indifferent to the love and hate of others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#42. But time is life, and life exists in our hearts, and the more of it that the people saved, the less they actually had. - Author: Michael Ende
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#43. For a while Bastian stood motionless. He was so stunned by what he had just heard that he couldn't decide what to do ... What he had hoped was his ruin and what he had feared his salvation. - Author: Michael Ende
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#44. Even when I was caught in the web, I didn't give up hope. And as you see, I was right. - Author: Michael Ende
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#45. Atreyu was fighting not for himself, but for his friend, whom he was trying to save by defeating him. - Author: Michael Ende
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#46. Momo listened to everyone and everything - even to the rain and the wind and the pine trees - and all of them spoke to her after their own fashion. - Author: Michael Ende
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#47. While progressing in this way, with a dirty street ahead of him and a clean one behind, he often had grand ideas. They were ideas that couldn't easily be put into words, though - ideas as hard to define as a half-remembered scent or a colour seen in a dream. - Author: Michael Ende
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#48. Little creatures they were who seemed to have been blown from glass. - Author: Michael Ende
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#49. If you do, you'll be running an incalculable risk. It will be up to you whether the world begins to live again or stands still forever and a day. Are you really prepared to take that risk? - Author: Michael Ende
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#50. It was a wonderful feeling, a sense of release and boundless freedom that he had never known before. He was beyond the reach of all the things that had weighed him down and hemmed him in. - Author: Michael Ende
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#51. He felt very lonely, yet there was a kind of pride in his loneliness. - Author: Michael Ende
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#52. Anyone who still thinks that listening is nothing special should simply try to do it half as well. - Author: Michael Ende
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#53. ... Up until then he had always wanted to be someone other than he was, but he didn't want to change. - Author: Michael Ende
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#54. Strange as it may seem, horror loses its power to frighten when repeated too often. - Author: Michael Ende
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#55. You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise. - Author: Michael Ende
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#56. Maybe all the people who say ghosts don't exist are just afraid to admit that they do. - Author: Michael Ende
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#57. He had been through a good deal in the course of the Great Quest - he had seen beautiful things and horrible things - but up until now he had not known that one and the same creature can be both, that beauty can be terrifying. - Author: Michael Ende
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#58. You've saved my life all the same- even if I had something to do with it. - Author: Michael Ende
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#59. The professor smiled. "If people knew the nature of death," he said after a moment's silence,
"they'd cease to be afraid of it. And if they ceased to be afraid of it, no one could rob them of their time any more. - Author: Michael Ende
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#60. ... Without memory how will you ever find your way back to where you came from? - Author: Michael Ende
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#61. Wishes cannot be summoned up or kept away at will. They come from deeper within us than good or bad intentions. And they spring up unannounced. - Author: Michael Ende
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#62. There are people who can never go to Fantastica," said Mr. Coreander, "and others who can, but who stay there forever. And there are just a few who fo to fantastica and come back. Like you. And they make both world well again. - Author: Michael Ende
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#63. Lots of things take time, and time was Momo's only form of wealth. - Author: Michael Ende
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#64. They look like good, strong hands. - Author: Michael Ende
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#65. You must live your story. - Author: Michael Ende
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#66. Human passions have mysterious ways, in children as well as grown-ups. Those affected by them can't explain them, and those who haven't known them have no understanding of them at all. - Author: Michael Ende
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#67. When a person is only half an ass like me, and not a complete one, she senses certain things. - Author: Michael Ende
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#68. Only the right name gives beings and things their reality. A wrong name makes everything unreal. That's what lies do. - Author: Michael Ende
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#69. It says that Moon Child's power ends here. She is the only one who can never set foot in this place. She cannot penetrate to the center of A U R Y N, because she cannot cast off her own self. - Author: Michael Ende
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#70. There are certain treasures that kill you if you can't share them with others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#71. Oh, nothing can happen more than once, but all things must happen one day. - Author: Michael Ende
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#72. Nothing can happen more than once, but everything must happen one day; Over hill and dale, wood and stream, my dying voice will blow away ... - Author: Michael Ende
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