45 Motivational Haruki Murakami Quotes For Success In Life

Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country. These Haruki Murakami Quotes on love, life, death will motivate you.

Best Haruki Murakami Quotes

  1. “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, 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.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  2. “Say it before you run out of time. Say it before it’s too late. Say what you’re feeling. Waiting is a mistake.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  3. “Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  4. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  5. “But if you knew you might not be able to see it again tomorrow, everything would suddenly become special and precious, wouldn’t it?” ~ Haruki Murakami
  6. “One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds” ~ Haruki Murakami
  7. “If I have left a wound inside you, it is not just your wound but mine as well.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  8. “No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  9. “Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  10. “Never let the darkness or negativity outside affect your inner self. Just wait until morning comes and the bright light will drown out the darkness.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  11. “As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  12. “If you can’t understand it without an explanation, you can’t understand it with an explanation.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  13. “Closing your eyes isn’t going to change anything. Nothing’s going to disappear just because you can’t see what’s going on. In fact, things will even be worse the next time you open your eyes. That’s the kind of world we live in. Keep your eyes wide open. Only a coward closes his eyes. Closing your eyes and plugging up your ears won’t make time stand still.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  14. “I have this strange feeling that I’m not myself anymore. It’s hard to put into words, but I guess it’s like I was fast asleep, and someone came, disassembled me, and hurriedly put me back together again. That sort of feeling.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  15. “One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true harmony.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  16. “If you think of someone enough, you’re sure to meet them again.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  17. “Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?” ~ Haruki Murakami
  18. “Everyone who has something is afraid of losing it, and people with nothing are worried they’ll forever have nothing. Everyone is the same.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  19. “Even if we could turn back, we’d probably never end up where we started.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  20. “Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  21. “No matter how honestly you open up to someone, there are still things you cannot reveal.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  22. “One foot in front of the other. Repeat as often as necessary to finish.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  23. “Be fearless, be brave, be bold, love yourself” ~ Haruki Murakami
  24. “She was seriously in love, but she never made demands.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  25. “The strength I’m looking for isn’t the type where you win or lose. I’m not after a wall that’ll repel power coming from outside. What I want us the kind of strength to be able to absorb that kind of power, to stand up to it.The strength to quietly endure things – unfairness, misfortunes, sadness, mistakes, misunderstandings.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  26. “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.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  27. “Understanding’ is merely the sum total of our misunderstandings.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  28. “The journey I’m taking is inside me. Just like blood travels down veins, what I’m seeing is my inner self and what seems threatening is just the echo of the fear in my heart.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  29. “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.” ~ Haruki Murakami Quotes
  30. “Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  31. “As long as you have the courage to admit mistakes, things can be turned around.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  32. “I’m all alone, but I’m not lonely.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  33. “Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  34. “The better you were able to imagine what you wanted to imagine, the farther you could flee from reality.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  35. “When I first met you, I felt a kind of contradiction in you. You’re seeking something, but at the same time, you are running away for all you’re worth.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  36. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  37. “Now all you can do is wait. It must be hard for you, but there is a right time for everything. Like the ebb and flow of tides. No one can do anything to change them. When it is time to wait, you must wait.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  38. “If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  39. “We’re all kind of weird and twisted and drowning.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  40. “Deep rivers run quiet.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  41. “I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk. I want the two of us to begin everything from the beginning.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  42. “When people tell a lie about something, they have to make up a bunch of lies to go with the first one. ‘Mythomania’ is the word for it.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  43. “Time flows in a strange way on Sundays.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  44. “What’s nurtured slowly grows well.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  45. “Please remember: things are not what they seem.” ~ Haruki Murakami

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