Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes & Sayings

24 most famous Carlos Ruiz Zafon quotes and sayings (novelist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“The haunting of history is ever present in Barcelona. I see cities as organisms, as living creatures. To me, Madrid is a man and Barcelona is a woman. And it's a woman who's extremely vain.”
“Mention the gothic, and many readers will probably picture gloomy castles and an assortment of sinister Victoriana. However, the truth is that the gothic genre has continued to flourish and evolve since the days of Bram Stoker, producing some of its most interesting and accomplished examples in the 20th century - in literature, film and beyond.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“I'm fascinated by the period that goes from the Industrial Revolution to right after World War II. There's something about that period that's epic and tragic.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“I've always thought that we are what we remember, and the less we remember, the less we are.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“There are two things that I cannot live without: music and books. Caffeine isn't dignified enough to qualify.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is a metaphor, not just for books but for ideas, for language, for knowledge, for beauty, for all the things that make us human, for collecting memory.”
“The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. It's a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections - and it's hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona.”
“I spend a lot of time in L.A., and when it rains there you get the entire rainfall for the year in two days, raindrops the size of mangoes. And in Barcelona, the Mediterranean storms come up from the sea, thunder and lightning; it's like the end of the world.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafon Quotes
“My childhood was surrounded by books and writing. From a very early age I was fascinated by storytelling, by the printed word, by language, by ideas. So I would seek them out.”

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