It takes years to build up, it takes moments to destroy.
("Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World")
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:I know I'm a little different from everyone else, but I'm still human being. That's what I'd like you to realize. I'm just a regular person, not some monster. I feel the same things everyone else does, act the same way. Sometimes, though, that small difference feels like an abyss. But I guess there's not much I can do about it.
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 want to find my way to where you are-you, the Kumiko who wants me to rescue her...I wanted to let you know that. I'm getting closer to where you are, and I intend to get closer still.
A deserted library in the morning - there's something about it that really gets to me. All possible words and ideas are there, resting peacefully.
As long as you have the courage to admit mistakes, things can be turned around.
Time expands, then contracts, all in tune with the stirrings of the heart.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:A friend of mine, now retired, was then a major exec at a major bank, and one of her jobs, the last four years, was the farewell interview.
Donald E. Westlake
We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.