Schlagwort: Gedanken


and it ended when circumstances caused each to feel that the one’s interest was not the chief consideration in the other’s thoughts.

Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights

Gedanken, los.

[...] aber jetzt wurden die Gedanken so sanft und angenehm vage, daß es schade gewesen wäre, sie durch Konzentration zu stören.

Pascal Mercier: Perlmanns Schweigen


Apparently the part of the brain that identified things as funny kept running as a background process even when its contributions were useless.

Neal Stephenson: Seveneves


A problem with holidays is that they leave us more time to worry about the world than those weeks where the world keeps us busy.


That merely glimpsing three good wooden boxes on a baggage-wain could lead to such broodings made Daniel wonder that he could get out of bed in the morning. Once, he had feared that old age would bring senility; now, he was certain it would slowly paralyze him by encumbering each tiny thing with all sorts of significations.

Neal Stephenson: The System of the World