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  1. Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.

  2. Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.

  3. If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

  4. Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars.

  5. Most young people were getting jobs in big companies, becoming company men. I wanted to be individual.

  6. With luck, it might even snow for us.

  7. You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.

  8. There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.

  9. In the spring of her twenty-second year, Sumire fell in love for the first time in her life.

  10. It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.

  11. ''Fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You change direction but the sandstorm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over you play this out, like some ominous dance with death just before dawn. Why? Because this storm isn't something that blew in from far away, something that has nothing to do with you. This storm is you. Something inside of you. So all you can do is give in to it, step right inside the storm, closing your eyes and plugging up your ears so the sand doesn't get in, and walk through it, step by step.

  12. For a while is a phrase whose length can't be measured.At least by the person who's waiting.

  13. I was thirty-seven then, strapped in my seat as the huge 747 plunged through dense cloud cover on approach to the Hamburg airport.

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  14. And you really will have to make it through that violent, metaphysical, symbolic storm. No matter how metaphysical or symbolic it might be, make no mistake about it: it will cut through flesh like a thousand razor blades. People will bleed there, and you will bleed too. Hot, red blood. You'll catch that blood in your hands, your own blood and the blood of others. And once the storm is over you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.

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  15. But even so, every now and then I would feel a violent stab of loneliness. The very water I drink, the very air I breathe, would feel like long, sharp needles. The pages of a book in my hands would take on the threatening metallic gleam of razor blades. I could hear the roots of loneliness creeping through me when the world was hushed at four o'clock in the morning.

  16. When I write about a 15-year old, I jump, I return to the days when I was that age. It's like a time machine. I can remember everything. I can feel the wind. I can smell the air. Very actually. Very vividly.

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  17. I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished.

  18. Time weighs down on you like an old, ambiguous dream. You keep on moving, trying to sleep through it. But even if you go to the ends of the earth, you won't be able to escape it. Still, you have to go there- to the edge of the world. There's something you can't do unless you get there.

  19. I often dream about the Dolphin Hotel.

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  20. Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.

  21. I lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life.

  22. I didn't want to be a writer, but I became one. And now I have many readers, in many countries. I think that's a miracle. So I think I have to be humble regarding this ability. I'm proud of it and I enjoy it, and it is strange to say it this way, but I respect it.

  23. In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness.

  24. It is hard to be an individual in Japan.

  25. It was a short one-paragraph item in the morning edition.

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