33 Best Haruki Murakami Quotes

33 Best Haruki Murakami Quotes
Haruki Murakami Quotes

Here are 33 Best Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. 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 Quotes

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Whatever it is you’re seeking won’t come in the form you’re expecting.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“What happens when people open their hearts?”
“They get better.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“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. ”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

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

“I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a life time, and if we let them go, we regret it for the rest of our lives.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“But I didn’t understand then. That I could hurt somebody so badly she would never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Listen up – there’s no war that will end all wars.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“I have this strange feeling that I’m not myself anymore. It’s hard to put into words, but I guess it’s like I was fast asleep, and someone came, disassembled me, and hurriedly put me back together again. That sort of feeling.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“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.”

“In everybody’s life there’s a point of no return. And in a very few cases, a point where you can’t go forward anymore. And when we reach that point, all we can do is quietly accept the fact. That’s how we survive.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Closing your eyes isn’t going to change anything. Nothing’s going to disappear just because you can’t see what’s going on. In fact, things will even be worse the next time you open your eyes. That’s the kind of world we live in. Keep your eyes wide open. Only a coward closes his eyes. Closing your eyes and plugging up your ears won’t make time stand still.”

“Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time.”- Haruki Murakami Quotes

“Don’t you think it would be wonderful to get rid of everything and everybody and just go some place where you don’t know a soul?”

“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.”

“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.”

“The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school.”

“Narrow minds devoid of imagination. Intolerance, theories cut off from reality, empty terminology, usurped ideals, inflexible systems. Those are the things that really frighten me. What I absolutely fear and loathe.”

“That’s what the world is , after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.”

“No matter what they wish for, no matter how far they go, people can never be anything but themselves. That’s all.”

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.”

“No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself.”

“What makes us the most normal,” said Reiko, “is knowing that we’re not normal.”

“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.”

“The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.”

“If you can’t understand it without an explanation, you can’t understand it with an explanation.”

“If you can’t understand it without an explanation, you can’t understand it with an explanation.”