Veronika Decides to Die Quotes: 2
Veronika regretted the slap not because she was afraid of the man's reaction, but because she had done something different. If she wasnt careful she might end up convinced that life wasnt worth living, and that would cause her pointless pain.
When the days are all the same, they pass more quickly.
Any drastic change in life could cause depression.
A man hidden in her past, or rather the fantasy she had built up about a man she had known a long time ago.
Like every normal young girl she needed to experience the impossible love.
What once seemed to her as a paradise, gradually turned out into hell.
She had used impossible love as an excuse, a pretext for breaking ties with the life she led.
To exchange her life as a respected wife for the life as someone else's secret mistress.
People never learn anything by being told, they have to findout for themselves.
Thats why I was crying. When I took the pills I wanted to kill someone I hated. I didnt know that other Veronikas existed inside me, Veronikas that I could love.
A person like everyone else in the world needed other people in order to be happy.
She had opened the door to her personal hell. She hated the love she had been given, because it had asked for nothing in return, which was absurd, unreal and against the laws of nature.
She had felt such pure hatred that now she had no more rancour left in her heart.
She had actually felt them, and they are no longer necessary, they could leave. She sat in silence enjoying the present moment, letting love fill up the empty space left behind by hatred.
The best way to avoid trouble is to share responsibility.
Veronika had always hated goodbyes.
How can you be so heartless?
A schizophrenic is a person who already has a natural tendency to absent himself from this world.
Imagine the excitement aroused by each gesture the victim made.
They became unable to leave their world, where they had spent enormous reserves of energy constructing high walls in order to make reality what they wanted it to be.
proud of being misunderstood. after all that was a price every genius had to pay.
There had been one missing element that would have transformed that love into a blessing. She should have allowed herself to be a little madder.
Whenever her dream was awoken though the feeling of frustration was so intense that she immediately sent it back to sleep.
A husband likes that kind of thing in a wife, He can show you off at parties.
Why didnt you stick to your guns? What did you have to lose?
My dignity by being where I wasnt welcome.