Best 20 “The Book Thief” Quotes

Best 20 "The Book Thief" Quotes

The Book Thief is written by an Australian author Markus Zusak and published in 2005. It is a very popular book and comes under the list of international bestsellers and sold over 16 million copies.

In 2013, it was adapted into a movie with the same name. 

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Here is the list of quotes from “The Book of Thief” Book:-

1. “It kills me sometimes, how people die.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. “Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

3. “I am haunted by humans.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

4. “The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

5. “I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

6. “Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

7. “Humans, if nothing else, have the good sense to die.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

8. “If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter. ”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

9. “A small but noteworthy note. I’ve seen so many young men over the years who think they’re running at other young men. They are not. They are running at me.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

10. “Even death has a heart.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

11. “I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

12. “You can’t eat books, sweetheart.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

13. “They were French, they were Jews, and they were you.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

14. “No, thank you. I have enough books at home. Maybe another time. I’m rereading something else with my papa. You know, the one I stole from the fire that night.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

15. “If there was one thing about Liesel Meminger, her thieving was not gratuitous. She only stole books on what she felt was a need-to-have basis.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

16. “You’re either for the Führer or against him—and I can see that you’re against him. You always have been.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

17. “At first, Liesel could not talk. Perhaps it was the sudden bumpiness of love she felt for him. Or had she always loved him? It’s likely. Restricted as she was from speaking, she wanted him to kiss her.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

18. “To most people, Hans Huberman was barely visible. An un-special person. Certainly, his painting skills were excellent. His musical ability was better than average. Somehow, though . . . he was able to appear as merely part of the background. . . . Not noticeable. Not important or particularly valuable.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

19. “It was how the face was acting—also studying the crowd. Fixed in concentration. Liesel felt herself pausing as she found the only face looking directly into the German spectators. It examined them with such purpose that people on either side of the book thief noticed and pointed him out.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

20. “It’s harder to find a Jew in the dark. He sat on his suitcase, waiting. How many days had it been now? He had eaten only the foul taste of his own hungry breath for what felt like weeks, and still, nothing. Occasionally voices wandered past and sometimes he longed for them to knuckle the door, to open it, to drag him out, into the unbearable light.”

― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

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