‎”Some things are forgotten, some things disappear, some things die.”— Haruki Murakami (A Wild Sheep Chase)

‎”Some things are forgotten, some things disappear, some things die.”
— Haruki Murakami (A Wild Sheep Chase)


“I don’t care what you do to me, but I don’t want you to hurt me. I’ve had enough hurt already in my life. More than enough. Now I want to be happy.”
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“I don’t care what you do to me, but I don’t want you to hurt me. I’ve had enough hurt already in my life. More than enough. Now I want to be happy.”

― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


“Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?”
― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

“Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?”

― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart


‎”An unhealthy soul requires a healthy body.” — Haruki Murakami (What I Talk About When I Talk About Running)

‎”An unhealthy soul requires a healthy body.” 
— Haruki Murakami (What I Talk About When I Talk About Running)


“When was it I realized that, on this truly dark and solitary path we all walk, the only way we can light is our own? Although I was raised with love, I was always lonely.Someday, without fail, everyone will disappear, scattered into the blackness of time.” ― Banana Yoshimoto, Kitchen

“When was it I realized that, on this truly dark and solitary path we all walk, the only way we can light is our own? Although I was raised with love, I was always lonely.
Someday, without fail, everyone will disappear, scattered into the blackness of time.” 
― Banana Yoshimoto, Kitchen


“No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider.” ― Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi

“No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider.” 
― Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi


“Will you wait for me forever?” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“Will you wait for me forever?” 
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


“Friends don’t need the intervention of a third party. Friendship’s a voluntary thing.” ― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

“Friends don’t need the intervention of a third party. Friendship’s a voluntary thing.” 
― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance


“It’s good when food tastes good, it’s kind of like proof you’re alive.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“It’s good when food tastes good, it’s kind of like proof you’re alive.” 
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”
― Haruki Murakami

“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”

― Haruki Murakami


“Letters are just pieces of paper,” I said. “Burn them, and what stays in your heart will stay; keep them, and what vanishes will vanish.”
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“Letters are just pieces of paper,” I said. “Burn them, and what stays in your heart will stay; keep them, and what vanishes will vanish.”

― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


“Even so, there were times I saw freshness and beauty. I could smell the air, and I really loved rock ‘n’ roll. Tears were warm, and girls were beautiful, like dreams. I liked movie theaters, the darkness and intimacy, and I liked the deep, sad summer nights.”
― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

“Even so, there were times I saw freshness and beauty. I could smell the air, and I really loved rock ‘n’ roll. Tears were warm, and girls were beautiful, like dreams. I liked movie theaters, the darkness and intimacy, and I liked the deep, sad summer nights.”

― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance


"Love can rebuild the world, they say, so everything’s possible when it comes to love." — Haruki Murakami

"Love can rebuild the world, they say, so everything’s possible when it comes to love." 
— Haruki Murakami


‎”So the fact that I’m me and no one else is one of my greatest assets. Emotional hurt is the price a person has to pay in order to be independent.” — Haruki Murakami

‎”So the fact that I’m me and no one else is one of my greatest assets. Emotional hurt is the price a person has to pay in order to be independent.” 
— Haruki Murakami