The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Quotes.

1. "Also I’ve got a dozen pencils, all sharpened and laid out in a row. They’re brand-new. I just bought them at the stationery store—especially for writing to you (not that I’m trying to make you feel grateful or anything: just-sharpened, brand-new pencils are really nice, don’t you think?)."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

2. "I’m only sixteen, she said, and I don’t know much about the world, but I do know one thing for sure. If I’m pessimistic, then the adults in this world who are not pessimistic are a bunch of idiots."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

3. "In truly deep darkness, all kinds of strange things were possible."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

4. "Mr. Okada, she said, I believe that you are entering a phase of your life in which many different things will occur. The disappearance of your cat is only the beginning. Different things, I said. Good things or bad things? She tilted her head in thought. Good things and bad things. Bad things that seem good at first, and good things that seem bad at first. To me, that sounds very general, I said."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

5. "Living like an empty shell is not really living, no matter how many years it might go on"
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

6. "... на тоя свят няма нищо по-жестоко от мъката да не се надяваш на нищо."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

7. "The darknesses inside and out began to blend, and I began to move outside of my self, the container that held me."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

8. "After that, she went silent again. It was a strained silence. I glanced at the calendar on the wall. Her period was not due yet. I imagined that something unpleasant might have happened at the office."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

9. "I was a vacant room. Inside, the music produces only a dry, hollow echo."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

10. "Better to have somebody who isn’t boring than somebody who is."
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

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