Haruki murakami Quotes

"Sometimes it's not the peopl...

"Sometimes it's not the people who change, it's the mask that falls off." -- Haruki Murakami.
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Death is not the oppos...

Death is not the opposite of life, it's the part of it. - Haruki Murakami
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"Pain is inevitabl...

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." -Haruki Murakami
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I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to kn...

I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it โ€” to be fed so much love I couldnโ€™t take any more. Just once- Haruki Murakami
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โ€œI can bear any pai...

โ€œI can bear any pain as long is it has meaning.โ€ -Haruki Murakami
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Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't g...

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. - ๐Ÿ“– Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 07
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When you come out of the storm, you won't...

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. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 03
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"To be able to talk to your heartโ€™s content about a book ...

"To be able to talk to your heartโ€™s content about a book you like with someone who feels the same way about it is one of the greatest joys that life can offer." -Haruki Murakami
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"Wherever there's ...

"Wherever there's hope there's a trial" Haruki Murakami 1Q84
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 14
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"Time flows in a ...

"Time flows in a strange way on Sundays." Haruki Murakami
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โ€œPain is inevitable...

โ€œPain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.โ€ -- Haruki Murakami
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"Pain is inevitabl...

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 17
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"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, so...

"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something." - Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 29
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If you remember me, then ...

If you remember me, then I don't care if everybody else forgets. - Haruki Murakami
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"Memories warm you up from the in...

"Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart." โ€” Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 02
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"When you come out of the storm, you wonโ€™...

"When you come out of the storm, you wonโ€™t be the same person who walked in. Thatโ€™s what this stormโ€™s all about" - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 24
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Pain is inevitabl...

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. Haruki Murakami
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โ€œMost everything you think y...

โ€œMost everything you think you know about me is nothing more than memories. Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 05
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โ€œThere are ways of dying that d...

โ€œThere are ways of dying that don't end in funerals. Types of death you can't smell.โ€ Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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"Memories warm you up from ...

"Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 18
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"You've got to spend your money on the things that mon...

"You've got to spend your money on the things that money can buy, not worry about profit or loss. Save your energy for the things that money can't buy." -Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 02
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Chance encounters...

Chance encounters are what keep us going. โ€• Haruki Murakami
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"Death is not the oppo...

"Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 21
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โ€œIf you only read the books that everyone els...

โ€œIf you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.โ€โ€• Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 01
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โ€œThat's how stories happen โ€” with a turning point, an unexpected twist. There'...

โ€œThat's how stories happen โ€” with a turning point, an unexpected twist. There's only one kind of happiness, but misfortune comes in all shapes and sizes. It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.โ€ -Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 23
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โ€œSilence, I discover, i...

โ€œSilence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.โ€ -Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 30
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I have this strange feeling that Iโ€™m not myself anymore. Itโ€™s hard to put into ...

I have this strange feeling that Iโ€™m not myself anymore. Itโ€™s hard to put into words, but I guess itโ€™s like I was fast asleep, and someone came, disassembled me, and hurriedly put me back together again. That sort of feeling. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 24
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When you come out of the storm, you won't...

When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what the storm is all about. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 13
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โ€œIf you only read the books that everyon...

โ€œIf you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 15
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"When you come out of the storm, you wonโ€™...

"When you come out of the storm, you wonโ€™t be the same person who walked in. Thatโ€™s what this stormโ€™s all about." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 28
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"Whatever it is you're seeking won...

"Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting" โ€” Haruki Murakami, Kafaka on the Shore
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 29
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โ€œAnyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyon...

โ€œAnyone 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.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 22
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"If you only read the books that everyon...

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking." โ€“Haruki Murakami
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"Unfortunately the clock is ticking, the hours goin...

"Unfortunately the clock is ticking, the hours going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting." โ€” Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 15
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โ€œAnd once the storm is over you wonโ€™t remember how you made it through, how you managed to su...

โ€œAnd once the storm is over you wonโ€™t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You wonโ€™t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you wonโ€™t be the same person who walked in.โ€ - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 04
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Everyone, deep in their heart...

Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come -Haruki Murakami-
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 09
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"Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are ...

"Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.โ€ -Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 25
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โ€œSpend your money on the things mon...

โ€œSpend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money canโ€™t buy.โ€ โ€” Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 22
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Life is so uncertain: you never know what...

Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 21
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"If you canโ€™t understand it without ...

"If you canโ€™t understand it without an explanation, you canโ€™t understand it with an explanation." โ€” Haruki Murakami
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โ€œSuperlative it was not. ...

โ€œSuperlative it was not. But perfect, yes.โ€ โ€”The Elephant Vanishes, Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 15
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โ€œThe thing Iโ€™m most afraid of is me. Of not...

โ€œThe thing Iโ€™m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what Iโ€™m going to do. Of not knowing what Iโ€™m doing right nowโ€โ€• Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 28
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"Even castles in the sk...

"Even castles in the sky can do with a fresh coat of paint."โ€• Haruki Murakami
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"Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I'm gazing at a distant star. It's dazzling, b...

"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." -Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 09
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โ€œSo whatโ€™s wrong if there happens to be on...

โ€œSo whatโ€™s wrong if there happens to be one guy in the world who enjoys trying to understand you?โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
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The human heart is like a night bird. Silentl...

The human heart is like a night bird. Silently waiting for something, and when the time comes, it flies straight toward it. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 19
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โ€œAnd once the storm is over, you wonโ€™t remember how you made it through, how you ma...

โ€œAnd once the storm is over, you wonโ€™t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you wonโ€™t be the same person who walked in. Thatโ€™s what this stormโ€™s all about.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 10
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The pure present is an ungraspable advance ...

The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory. - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 08
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โ€œEven if we could turn back,...

โ€œEven if we could turn back, we'd probably never end up where we started.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 26
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Taking hold of the glass with the daffodils, she studied the blooms for a while. "I guess I won...

Taking hold of the glass with the daffodils, she studied the blooms for a while. "I guess I won't switch them to a vase," she said. "If I leave them like this, it's like I just happened to pick them by a pond somewhere and threw them into the first thing I got my hands on." (Haruki Murakami)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 29
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"That's what the world is, after...

"That's what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories." -1Q84, Haruki Murakami
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โ€œA gentleman is someone who does not...

โ€œA gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 01
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โ€œUnfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going b...

โ€œUnfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 23
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Everyone, deep in their hearts...

Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come. Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 11
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"Everyone has their own special sound th...

"Everyone has their own special sound they live with, though they seldom have the chance to actually hear it." Haruki Murakami
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"Don't feel sorry for ...

"Don't feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 29
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"The pure present is an ungraspable advance ...

"The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 26
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โ€œIf you remember me, then...

โ€œIf you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.โ€ โ€• Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 22
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"Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciati...

"Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it's time to drink." Haruki Murakami | Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 31
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"Pain is inevitabl...

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 01
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โ€œThe thing Iโ€™m most afraid of is me. Of not...

โ€œThe thing Iโ€™m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what Iโ€™m going to do. Of not knowing what Iโ€™m doing right nowโ€โ€• Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 28
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"Memories are what warm you up fr...

"Memories are what warm you up from the inside. But they're also what tear you apart." - Haruki Murakami
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 10
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โ€œI have this strange feeling that Iโ€™m not myself anymore. Itโ€™s hard to put into words...

โ€œI have this strange feeling that Iโ€™m not myself anymore. Itโ€™s hard to put into words, but I guess itโ€™s like I was fast asleep, and someone came, disassembled me, and hurriedly put me back together again. That sort of feeling.โ€ Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 28
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"Asking questions is embarrassing for a m...

"Asking questions is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking's embarrassing for a lifetime." โ€”Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 28
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Nobody likes being alon...

Nobody likes being alone. I just hate to be disappointed. - Haruki Murakami
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