Her smile steps offstage for a moment, then does an encore, all while I'm dealing with my blushing face.
Kafka on the Shore)
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:The silence grew deeper, so deep that if you listened carefully you might very well catch the sound of the earth revolving on its axis.
Listen. I may not be much, but I'm all I've got. Maybe you need a magnifying glass to find my face in my high school graduation photo. Maybe I haven't got any family or friends. Yes, yes, I know all that. But, strange as it might seem, I'm not entirely dissatisfied with life... I feel pretty much at home with what I am. I don't want to go anywhere. I don't want any unicorns behind fences.
Or maybe the ... shock of it started me covering up all kinds of memories the way a squirrel hides a nut and forgets where he's buried it.
I'd be smiling and chatting away, and my mind would be floating around somewhere else, like a balloon with a broken string.
I'll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.
Chance encounters are what keep us going.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Faces Quotes
Based on Keywords: encore
Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.
Lyndon B. Johnson
In The Police, in a trio situation - which I've come back to now - it's just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain freedom.
I love drums and still play frequently.