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  • #1
    Ai Yazawa
    “You were a stray cat, strutting so free and full of pride. But I could see your open wound. And without really thinking I just chalked it up to another cool thing about you. I never realized how much you hurt.”
    Ai Yazawa

  • #2
    Haruki Murakami
    “Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?”
    Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

  • #3
    Ai Yazawa
    “Please leave me something...even one memory would be enough.”
    Ai Yazawa

  • #4
    Banana Yoshimoto
    “Every time I look into his eyes I just want to take the ice cream or whatever I've got in my hand and rub it into his face. That's how much I like him.”
    Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi

  • #5
    Banana Yoshimoto
    “I should have told her at the time. I could have taken a deep breath, looked away, and forced myself to say it.”
    Banana Yoshimoto, Amrita

  • #6
    Banana Yoshimoto
    “Here in this ocean, in the midst of all this water, with the red flags on those distant buoys flapping in the sea breeze, I find myself unable to treat our house in Tokyo as anything but a dream. ”
    Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi

  • #7
    “Shrimps ought to stay small and curled up in their cocktail sauce, if you ask me.”
    Aya Nakahara, Love★Com, Vol. 2

  • #8
    “Oh yeah, just push the knife in further and twist, why doncha?!”
    Aya Nakahara, Love★Com, Vol. 2

  • #9
    “Haruka: I was waiting out front, but you never came. So I came looking for you. And sure enough you're in the midget's clutches!

    Otani: This isn't a B-movie, it's a school where you aren't a student!”
    Aya Nakahara, Love★Com, Vol. 2

  • #10
    Yuu Watase
    “Tsukiko Saionji: He doesn't look like a weed whacker.
    Aoi "Flippy" Kyogoku: But I'm a computer hacker, and a safe cracker, and a butt smacker...and I've got just the right equipment to trim your hedge.”
    Yuu Watase

  • #11
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “A miscarriage is a natural and common event. All told, probably more women have lost a child from this world than haven't. Most don't mention it, and they go on from day to day as if it hadn't happened, so people imagine a woman in this situation never really knew or loved what she had.

    But ask her sometime: how old would your child be now? And she'll know.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

  • #12
    Lilith Saintcrow
    “He wiped away the tears, tenderly, and I forgot to weep as he told me silently everything I always wanted to hear. ”
    Lilith Saintcrow, Working for the Devil

  • #13
    Francine Prose
    “I'm out of the equation, an innocent bystander at the major love affair Joan is having with Joan”
    Francine Prose, Touch

  • #14
    Jane Austen
    “Miss Morland, no one can think more highly of the understanding of women than I do. In my opinion, nature has given them so much, that they never find it necessary to use more than half.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #15
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #16
    James Weldon Johnson
    “I found cause to wonder upon what ground the English accuse Americans of corrupting the language by introducing slang words. I think I heard more and more different kinds of slang during my few weeks' stay in London than in my whole "tenderloin" life in New York. But I suppose the English feel that the language is theirs, and that they may do with it as they please without at the same time allowing that privilege to others.”
    James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

  • #17
    Jane Austen
    “I am not fond of the idea of my shrubberies being always approachable.”
    Jane Austen, Persuasion

  • #18
    Mihail Drumeş
    “I would have stayed a hundred times and I would have left one time only - still, I left.”
    Mihail Drumeş

  • #19
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #20
    Jess C. Scott
    “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”
    Jess C. Scott, The Intern

  • #21
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #22
    Stephanie Klein
    “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.”
    Stephanie Klein, Straight Up and Dirty

  • #23
    Flannery O'Connor
    “The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”
    Flannery O'Connor

  • #24
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “There are no facts, only interpretations.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #25
    George Orwell
    “Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #26
    Ernest Hemingway
    “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #27
    C.S. Lewis
    “I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #28
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #29
    We accept the love we think we deserve.
    “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #30
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones



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