30. June 2013 · Write a comment · Categories: book · Tags: ,

Sorgenfri, 2002

Translated by Don Bartlett

jh: vránavrána

HarperCollins e-books, 2008

Furthermore, Ivarsson had the natural self-confidence that many misinterpret as a leadership quality. In his case, this confidence was based solely on being blessed with a total blindness to his own shortcomings, a quality which would inevitably take him to the top and one day make him–in one way or another–Harry’s superior.

‘I don’t know who’s the most stupid here. You, for letting your friend pull the wool over your eyes. Your friend, who thinks he can hide after stealing money from me.’ He heaved a deep sigh. ‘Or me, for giving you money.’

….

‘A moral person is someone who accepts the consequences of their own morality,’ he said softly. ‘Not those of others.’

“Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.”

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