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Steig Larsson Quotes

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I know what kind of things I myself have been irritated by in detective stories.
They are often about one or two persons,
but they don't describe anything in the society outside.
- Steig Larsson

I started to write in 2001.
I wrote the books for the fun of it.
It was an old idea I had had since the nineties.
- Steig Larsson

Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular
forms of entertainment that exist.
If you then try to have something to say...
that I have, of course.
- Steig Larsson

Writing detective stories is about writing light literature,
for entertainment.
It isn't primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature.
- Steig Larsson


 

In ordinary detective novels you never see the consequences
of what happens in a story in the next book.
That you do in mine.
- Steig Larsson

I have been threatened occasionally.
But that happens to everybody who is writing this kind of things.
Threats will come without fail.
It might happen to the most 'innocent' texts.
If it gets too much we call the police.
- Steig Larsson

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)


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God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you know what to do to reach your goal,
it's not a big enough goal.
- Bob Proctor

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Know that your life is designed to be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

Know that the darkest night is often
the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

We are wiser than we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Know that you can gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding
everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart,
don't know how to laugh either
- Golda Meir

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

It is important to do what you don't know how to do.
It is important to see your skills as keeping you
from learning what is deepest and most mysterious.
If you know how to focus, unfocus.
If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
- Carlos Castaneda

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Assumptions are beliefs that don't know they are beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us
to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Know nothing. For to know nothing is to know everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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