Best Quotes by Michael Ende (Top 10)

  1. Every real story is a never ending story.
  2. 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.
  3. Nothing is lost. . .Everything is transformed.
  4. There are many kinds of joy, but they all lead to one: the joy to be loved.
  5. You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise.
  6. 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.
  7. Strange as it may seem, horror loses its power to frighten when repeated too often.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Those who still think listening isn't an art should see if they can do it half as well.

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