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"Sometimes, maybe once a month, he would wake at an odd time in the night with a feeling close to panic. I’m never going anywhere, he would tell himself. I can struggle all I want, but I’m never going anywhere. Then, he would either force himself to go to his desk and write, or drink until he could no longer stay awake. Except for these times, he lived a quiet, untroubled life."
"Honey Pie" - After the Quake - Haruki Murakami
"It’s pretty thin, the wall separating healthy confidence and unhealthy pride."
Haruki Murakami
"To deal with something unhealthy, a person needs to be as healthy as possible. That’s my motto. In other words, an unhealthy soul requires a healthy body."
Haruki Murakami - What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
"I just run. I run in a void. Or maybe I should put it the other way: I run in order to acquire a void."
Haruki Murakami - What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
"What I was chasing in circles must have been the tail of the darkness inside me. I just happened to catch sight of it, and followed it, and clung to it, and in the end let it fly into still deeper darkness. I’m sure I’ll never see it again."
Haruki Murakami - “All God’s Children Can Dance” 
"I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world."
Haruki Murakami 

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"The lead gray of the sky mixed ever so slowly with black, finally blending into night. Just another quality of melancholy. As if there were only two colors in the world, gray and black, shifting back and forth at regular intervals."
Haruki Murakami - Dance Dance Dance
"Exhaustion pays no mind to age or beauty. Like rain and earthquakes and hail and floods."
Haruki Murakami - Dance Dance Dance
"I’ve lost and I’m lost and I’m confused."
Haruki Murakami - Dance Dance Dance 
"From the pigeons’ point of view, probably it was I who looked mindless."
Haruki Murakami - A Wild Sheep Chase