The journey I'm taking is inside me. Just like blood travels down veins, what I'm seeing is my inner self and what seems threatening is just the echo of the fear in my heart.
Kafka on the Shore)
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:You are entering a phase of your life in which many different things will occur...bad things that seem good at first and good things that seem bad at first.
Every once in a while she'll get worked up and cry like that. But that's ok. She's letting her feelings out. The scary thing is not being able to do that. Then your feelings build up and harden and die inside. That's when you're in big trouble.
Death is not the opposite of life but an innate part of life.
In traveling, a companion, in life, compassion.
Now for a good twelve-hour sleep, I told myself. Twelve solid hours. Let birds sing, let people go to work. Somewhere out there, a volcano might blow, Israeli commandos might decimate a Palestinian village. I couldn't stop it. I was going to sleep.
The world is an inherently unfair place.
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