There had to be something wrong with my life. I should have been born a Yugoslavian shepherd who looked up at the Big Dipper every night.
("Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World")
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?
Things like that happen all the time in this great big world of ours. It is like taking a boat out on a beautiful lake on a beautiful day and thinking both the sky and the lake are beautiful. Things will go where they are supposed to go if you just let them take their natural course. Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it is time for them to be hurt. Life is like that.
Wasn't he the one who said you shouldn't trust anybody who calls himself an ordinar man? - Naoko
It was as if I were writing letters to hold together the pieces of my crumbling life.
To think that each skull once had skin and flesh and was stuffed with gray matter-in varying quantities-teeming with thoughts of food and sex and dominance. All now vanished.
Things outside you are projections of what's inside you, and what's inside you is a projection of what's outside. So when you step into the labyrinth outside you, at the same time you're stepping into the labyrinth inside.
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