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.
("Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World")
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:Memories and thoughts age, just as people do. But certain thoughts can never age, and certain memories can never fade.
If you want everything to be nice and straight all the time, then go live in a world made with a triungular ruler.
All right, then, I thought: here I am in the bottom of a well.
Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like that on the news you tell yourself: That's it. That's my heart.
What the hell kind of revolution have you got just tossing out big words that working-class people can't understand?
All of us are imperfect human beings living in an imperfect world.
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