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Cool & famous Quotes by : Haruki Murakami

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When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.

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Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment.

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I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it -- to be fed so much love I couldn't take any more. Just once.

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A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.

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Even chance meetings are the result of karma… Things in life are fated by our previous lives. That even in the smallest events there’s no such thing as coincidence.

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People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.

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Hey, Mr. Nakata. Gramps. Fire! Flood! Earthquake! Revolution! Godzilla's on the loose! Get up!

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Hundreds of butterflies flitted in and out of sight like short-lived punctuation marks in a stream of consciousness without beginning or end.

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Time flows in strange ways on Sundays, and sights become mysteriously distorted.

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There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.

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Losing you is most difficult for me, but the nature of my love for you is what matters. If it distorts into half-truth, then perhaps it is better not to love you. I must keep my mind but loose you.

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I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk. I want the two of us to begin everything from the beginning.

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With my eyes closed, I would touch a familiar book and draw its fragrance deep inside me. This was enough to make me happy.

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When someone is trying very hard to get something, they don't. And when they're running away from something as hard as they can, it usually catches up with them.

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Love can rebuild the world, they say, so everything's possible when it comes to love.

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Every one of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.

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Everything has boundaries. The same holds true with thought. You shouldn't fear boundaries, but you should not be afraid of destroying them. That's what is most important if you want to be free: respect for and exasperation with boundaries.

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When you are used to the kind of life -of never getting anything you want- you stop knowing what it is you want.

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If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.

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Being with her I feel a pain, like a frozen knife stuck in my chest. An awful pain, but the funny thing is I'm thankful for it. It's like that frozen pain and my very existence are one.The pain is an anchor, mooring me here.

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Maybe it's just hiding somewhere. Or gone on a trip to come home. But falling in love is always a pretty crazy thing. It might appear out of the blue and just grab you. Who knows — maybe even tomorrow.

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Life is not like water. Things in life don't necessarily flow over the shortest possible route.

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Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.

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It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.

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It's easy to forget things you don't need anymore.

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Life doesn't require ideals. It requires standards of action.

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Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

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Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time.

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People soon get tired of things that aren't boring, but not of what is boring.

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Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I'm gazing at a distant star. It's dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago.Maybe the star doesn't even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.

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