“I am haunted by humans.” – Death

“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” – Liesel Meminger

“I guess humans like to watch a little destruction. Sand castles, houses of cards, that’s where they begin. Their great skill is their capacity to escalate.” – Death

“Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.” – Liesel Meminger

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

“The consequence of this is that I’m always finding humans at their best and worst. I see their ugly and their beauty, and I wonder how the same thing can be both.” – Death

“She was a girl. An extraordinary girl. A girl who, in the midst of despair, could find a way to be grateful and hopeful.” – Death describing Liesel Meminger

“It’s good to know how to read, but it’s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you’re reading.” – Hans Hubermann

“I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn’t already know?” – Death “I have to say that although it broke my heart, I was and still am, glad I was there.” – Death

“I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race.” – Death

“The words were on their way, and when they arrived, Liesel would hold them in her hands like the clouds, and she would wring them out like the rain.” – Death describing Liesel reading

“When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.” – Fritz Vanderberg BEST PARENTS COUPLE QUOTES IN HINDI AND ENGLISH

“The rain was different. It came down in a fine mist, like a grief-stricken sigh.” – Death

“It’s not a matter of where you come from or what you’ve done. It’s what you do with what you’ve been given.” – Rudy Steiner

“It amazes me what humans can do, even when streams are flowing down their faces and they stagger on.” – Death

“Human life is fragile: we live in the space between one breath and the next. We often don’t know what’s going to happen next.” – Liesel Meminger

“I am the messenger of the dead. I collect them, sort them, classify them.” – Death

“They say that war is death’s best friend, but I must offer you a different point of view on that one. To me, war is like the new boss who expects the impossible.” – Death

“I think every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.” – Rosa Hubermann

“The world is made up of colors. Each day, we see countless shades from the indistinguishable to the vividly clear.” – Death

“This was a lesson: never lose hope.” – Liesel Meminger

“I wanted to speak to the girl in the basement. But how does one talk to a ghost?” – Death

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