Most of these student types are total frauds. They’re scared to death somebody’s gonna find out they don’t know something. They all read the same books and they all spout the same slogans, and they love listening to John Coltrane and seeing Pasolini movies. You call that a revolution? …Well if that’s a revolution, you can stick it.
Her teacup and the Heckler & Koch were both where she could reach them.
He visto llegar, uno tras otro, días vacíos, los he despedido inmersos en la misma vaciedad.
Tengo knew that time could become deformed as it moved forward. Time itself was uniform in composition, but once consumed, it took on a deformed shape. One period of time might be terribly heavy and long, while another could be light and short. Occasionally the order of things could be reversed, and in the worst cases order itself could vanish entirely.
So the fact that I’m me and no one else is one of my greatest assets. Emotional hurt is the price a person has to pay in order to be independent.
I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it — to be fed so much love I couldn’t take any more. Just once.
Everything’s going to work out. ‘Cause remember–you’re the toughest fifteen-year-old on the planet, right?
In any case, I wrote, I’ve decided to make myself strong. As far as I can tell, that’s all I can do.
You know, Junpei, everything in the world has its reasons for doing what it does.
Talent is like a container. You can work as hard as you want, but the size will never change. It’ll only hold so much water and no more.