Even when our eyes are closed, there's a whole world that exists outside ourselves and our dreams.

— Hiromu Arakawa

The most proven Hiromu Arakawa quotes that will activate your desire to change

I draw manga, therefore I am!

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To obtain something, something of equal value must be given.

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Nothing's perfect, the world's not perfect.

But it's there for us, trying the best it can; that's what makes it so damn beautiful.

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Greed may not be good, but it’s not so bad either.

You humans think greed is just for money or power, but everyone wants something they can’t have.

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It's a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.

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Humankind cannot gain something without first giving something in return.

To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. This is Alchemy's First Law of Equivalent Exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world's one, and only, truth.

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There's no such thing as a painless lesson.

They just don't exist. Sacrifices are necessary. You can't gain anything without losing something first although if you can endure that pain and walk away from it, you'll find that you now have a heart strong enough to overcome any obstacle. Yeah, a heart made fullmetal.

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What, exactly, is the happiness that can be earned by turning away from reality?

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Greed (as Ling): You humans always get all "holier-than-thou" when it comes to this stuff... I really don't get you. Edward: It's called having integrity. You should try it sometime

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Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You've got two good legs. So get up and use them. You're strong enough to make your own path.

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A different species a different set of values a world completely unlike your own. There is a feeling you can only get when you meet the unknown and open your mind. - Nakajima (Gin no Saji)

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Riza: Without his Alchemy he's just... Jean: A little brat who swears a lot Maes: An arrogant pipsqueak Roy: Useless. Just useless Alphonse: Sorry big brother, I don't know how to add to that... Ed *starts to cry*: YOU'RE ALL PICKING ON ME!!!

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About Hiromu Arakawa

Quotes 65 sayings
Profession Artist
Birthday October 16

Enduring and forgiving are two different things.

You must not forgive the cruelty of this world. It's our duty as human beings to be angry at injustice. But we must also endure it. Because someone must sever this chain of hatred.

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A lesson without pain is meaningless.

For you cannot gain something without sacrificing something in return.

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I'm tired of this. It's like, just when I think our goal is within reach, it slips right through our fingers. It's happened time and again. Now, when we finally in our grasp, the truth slaps us in the face.

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So that the new generation that will be born can enjoy happiness.

To pay the cost we will have to shoulder corpses and cross a river of blood (Riza Hawkeye -- Fullmetal Alchemist)

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[Thinking about his first day if he were the Fuhrer] "On that day, all female officers will be required to wear... tiny miniskirts!" [Strikes pose] Roy Mustang, The Flame Alchemist, Full metal Alchemist

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All right people, listen up! If you've got a family back home waiting for you or if you just want to save your own skin, turn around and walk away. Also, women! I have no intention of fighting any women!

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A king is no king without his people, but a people without their king would be lost as well.

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There's no such thing as being cowardly in a fight. ~Edward Elric

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You've certainly mellowed out... you used to be fun, full of life and emotion. Lust, Greed, Sloth, Gluttony, Envy, Wrath, and Pride. Of course, excessive want will destroy anyone, but those same desires are necessary to understand what it means to be human. Why did you rid yourself of them?

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Dogs are actually very smart, it's just that they're rather clumsy, but it's this trait that makes humans attracted to them and why I love dogs so much.

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Bloodshed begets bloodshed. Hatred begits hatred.

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I'd follow three simple rules: 1) Never go within two kilometres of circus freaks. 2) Never go near the butcher shop in Dublith. 3) Always spend under 300 sen on snacks. That ought to keep me alive!

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I want you by my side. Forever. (Full Metal Alchemist)

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Father: Why did you not become mine God!? God: Because you did not believe in me.

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But even so, we're not devils, let alone gods. We're human. We're human!

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Roy: "Looks like it's starting to rain" Riza: "But.

.It's not raining..." Roy: "Yes it is. This is the rain.

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Told you, Rose. Get too close to the sun, and you'll burn." -Edward Elric

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Water: 35 Liters. Carbon: 20 Kg. Ammonia: 4 Liters. Lime: 1.5 Kg. Phosphorus: 800 g. Salt: 250 g. Saltpeter: 100g. Sulfur: 80g. Fluorine: 7.5 g. Iron: 5 g. Silicon: 3 g. And 15 other elements in small quantities. That's the total chemical makeup of the average adult body. For that matter, the elements found in a human being is all junk that you can buy in any market with a child's allowance. Humans are pretty cheaply made.

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Well, it's like that myth about the hero.

He made wings out of wax so he could fly, but when he got too close to the Sun, to God, the wax melted and he crashed to the ground.

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If there's no door, then I'll make one!

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The "Wet Tongue Gets Stuck To A Frozen Flagpole" attack!

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Men should be buff! Women should be vavoom!

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What?! I'm not small! It's the world that's too big!!

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He died in the middle of our conversation. How rude.

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In researching this volume, I interviewed veterans who had been at the front during World War II. I read countless books, examined film footage, and listened to many detailed and intense stories firsthand, but the one comment that affected me the most came from a former soldier who lowered his gaze to the tabletop and said, ‘I never watch war movies.

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Is it alright to believe in the future where everyone can live in happiness?

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No fair, sky. I'm the one who feels like crying.

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Do you wanna play? Everyone's dead, so I got bored. Did you come to play with me? --Wrath

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It brings joy in sorrow, victory in battle, light to darkness, life to the dead.

That is the power of the blood-red jewel which men honor with the name "The Philosopher's Stone.

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There are many questions in this world that have no answers.

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Friends are connected by their souls, you can't just rinse something out that has been deeply instilled into your sou

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Stand up and walk. Move forward.

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Your hands weren't meant to take peoples lives. They were meant to save them.

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Truth is stranger than fiction," as the old saying goes.

When I watch a documentary, I can't help crying and then I think to myself, "Fiction can't compete with this." But when I mentioned this to a veteran manga artist friend of mine he said that "fiction brings salvation to characters in stories that would otherwise have no salvation at all." His words strengthened the conviction of my manga spirit.

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Believe in yourself. Pick a path that you, deep down in your soul, won't be ashamed of.

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Haven't you ever heard of the saying, "If you want to shoot the general, first shoot the horse!"?' --Lin If you wanna shoot the general, then you should just SHOOT THE GENERAL!' --Ed

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Damn it, there are so many idiots whose asses I have to kick! I'll have to start carrying a list just to keep track of 'em all!

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