Quotes February 03, 2017

Haruki Murakami:

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


“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”


“Listen, every object’s in flux … They don’t stay in one form or another or in one place forever.”


“Two people can sleep in the same bed and still be alone when they close their eyes”


“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.”


“One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds.”


“Even if we could turn back, we’d probably never end up back where we started.”


“You can’t run away from your life. So deal with it. The end.”


“Even castles in the sky can do with a fresh coat of paint.”


“If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there’s salvation in life. Even if you can’t get together with that person.”


“And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive.”


“I happen to like the strange ones. People who look normal and leads normal lives – they’re the ones you have to watch out for.”


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


“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.”



Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.
John Wesley




“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.”
Thich Nhat Hanh



Every gain made by individuals or societies is almost instantly taken for granted.
Aldous Huxley,





“Eating is not a crime. It’s not a moral issue. It’s normal. It’s enjoyable. It just is.”
Carrie Arnold