• If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life. Even if you can't get together with that person.
    If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life. Even if you can't get together with that person.
    ~ Haruki Murakami
  • Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
    ~ Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman: 24 Stories
  • After my death, I hope to sleep in peace.
    ~ Haruki Murakami, on reincarnation and free will
  • Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
    ~ Haruki Murakami
  • Most everything you think you know about me is nothing more than memories.
    ~ Haruki Murakami
  • Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves.
    ~ Haruki Murakami
  • Life is not like water. Things in life don't necessarily flow over the shortest possible route.
    ~ Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
  • If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
    ~ Haruki Murakami