Unclose your mind. You are not a prisoner. You are a bird in fight, searching the skies for dreams.
("Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World")
More Quotes from Haruki Murakami:I tell you, Mr. Okada, a cold beer at the end of the day is the best thing life has to offer. Some choosy people say that a too cold beer doesn't taste good, but I couldn't disagree more. The first beer should be so cold you can't even taste it. The second one should be a little less chilled, but I want that first one to be like ice. I want it to be so cold my temples throb with pain. This is my own personal preference of course.
I don't care what you do to me, but I don't want you to hurt me. I've had enough hurt already in my life. More than enough. Now I want to be happy.
And as the years have passed, the time has grown longer. The sad truth is that what I could recall in five seconds all too needed ten, then thirty, then a full minute - like shadows lengthening at dusk. Someday, I suppose, the shadows will be swallowed up in darkness.
Does G get angry because it follows F in the alphabet? Does page 68 in a book start a revolution because it follows 67?
I guess time doesn't flow in order, does it - A, B, C, D? It just sort of goes where it feels like going.
People soon get tired of things that aren't boring, but not of what is boring.
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