Quotes Collection

There’s not that fine a line between willing suspension of disbelief and something just being stupid.

— Unknown

The opposite of good is not evil; it is indifference.

— Rabbi Heschel

One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.

— Malayan Proverb

Cooking is a gift from the gods, Spices are a gift from the devil.

— Sanji (One Piece)

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

— George Santayana

Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never met.

— Unknown

Everyone must go through a storm to get to a rainbow.

— Anonymous

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

— Leo Buscaglia

Talk about the things you like. Don”t waste your time on things you don”t like.

— Unknown

Love is not complicated. Just keep the other person in mind whenever you make a decision.

— Unknown

If I die would you die with me?

— NANA, Jdrama

You cannot gain trust from anyone unless you trust them.

— Kuroda Ryuichiro, Yankumi’s grandfather, Gokusen, Jdrama

Dream as if you’ll live forever…. Live as if you’ll die.

— Unknown

From the first moment I laid eyes on you, I’ve never wavered in wanting you.

— Moo Young, Forbidden Love

I will be with you…. We will be together because we are under one sky.

— Domyouji Tsukasa, Hana Yori Dango 2, Jdrama

Why must we separate black from white? What’s wrong with grey? Asians are yellow skinned, are they not human?

— Unknown

There are people in this world who try to hurt you, but there are also people who ache before you hurt.

— Jiang Meng, Devil Beside You/TDrama

Love is like the raindrops outside the window…they evaporate but leave stains.

— Unknown

I’d rather lay around than fool around.

— Hotaru no Hikari, Jdrama

It doesn’t matter what others think, as long as you believe in me, that’s more than enough!

— Unknown

If apologizing works, then why do we need the police?

— Unknown

If love has to be taken by force, then there is no meaning to it.

— Unknown

Just smile and there’s nothing you can’t overcome.

— Smiling Pasta, Jdrama

I once said 99 true words, no one believed me. I once said a single lie, everyone believed me. From then on, I realized that we are living a life full of lies.

— Bump Off Lover, Jdrama

In this world, people are capable of doing things beyond your imagination.

— Unknown

The thousand things I hate about you are the thousand things I love about you.

— Unknown

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.

— Unknown

Where would I be? And what would I do? If you never met me, & I never met you, who would I laugh with, & cry till the end? What would I do, without my Best friend?

— Unknown

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving….

— Amy Carmichael

Dance like no one’s watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like no one’s listening, live like it’s heaven on earth.

— William Purky

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

— Arnold H. Glasgow

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

— Unknown

I’d love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.

— Unknown

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

— Henry David Thoreau

Records can be erased and replaced, but memories will remain.

— Matsumoto Jun, ORICON x ARASHI, Oricon Style (07/16/2007)

Not only will I survive, I will prevail.

— Unknown

I know that idols are cool when they retire manfully at their peaks, but we’re not manly. We’ll (Arashi) be clinging on forever!

— Ninomiya Kazunari, Arashi Story 1980-2009, Pia (08/27/2009)

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.

— Albert Einstein

Creating a storm throughout the world.

— Aiba Masaki

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.

— Ralph Marston

Love is 99% pain, that’s why the remaining 1% is so amazing….

— First Kiss, Jdrama

I don’t care about the treasure..I love you.

— Trick, Jdrama

I want to be hated by all so that when I die no one would get hurt.

— First Kiss, Jdrama

The feelings in other people’s hearts are beyond my power to imagine them….

— Kiritani Shuji, Nobuta wo Produce, Jdrama

I’m next to her all the times, but why am I not next to her right now? Why are we so far apart?

— Iwase Ken, Proposal Daisakusen, Jdrama

A man forgets the past but the past never forgets.

— Maou, Jdrama

The amount of pain you suffered is the equal amount of happiness in return.

— Shuichi Nakatsu, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e, Jdrama

You know when you cut a fig into half, it looks like a heart. That is why they say its bitter sweetness is the flavor of love. But to me, the flavor of love tastes like the lousy cookie you made.

— Domyouji Tsukasa, Hana Yori Dango, Jdrama

The person whose hand you are holding onto now, the chance of you meeting this person is a miracle. Do not let go of this hand even when you step out into the light.

— Nobuta wo Produce, Jdrama

Why do humans make others miserable when they want to be happy?

— Iwase Ken, Proposal Daisakusen, Jdrama

The thing inside of people’s heart exceeds anything that i can imagine.

— Kiritani Shuji, Nobuta wo Produce, Jdrama

Running away from hardships shows weakness of character.

— Mochizuki Kotaro, Samurai High School, Jdrama

Display of kindness are really acts of selfishness.

— Katsuragi Ryo, Liar Game, Jdrama

The bonds that people share are such fragile things.

— Liar Game, Jdrama

I don’t like it when you shut yourself up before anything happens. If you say that…it means you’ll never fall in love. You can never be with the one you love.

— Tamura Sachie, Beautiful Life, Jdrama

You can’t force a person’s heart no matter what.

— Kawasaki Tomoya, Buzzer Beat, Jdrama

I think there was someone out there who was listening to you closely.

— Kamiya Naoki, Buzzer Beat, Jdrama

A wound caused by betrayal isn’t so easily mended.

— Kamiya Naoki, Buzzer Beat, Jdrama

If you’re too kind with everyone, you’ll just get in trouble later.

— Yoyogi Ren, Buzzer Beat, Jdrama

Being conceited is the privilege of youth.

— Kawasaki Tomoya, Buzzer Beat, Jdrama

Every life comes to end like a dream.

— Munakata Jin, Ace wo nerae, Jdrama

I believe in this world there is no pain or suffering that can’t be overcome.

— Munakata Jin, Ace wo nerae, Jdrama

If you’re a real man, you will stop interfering with the aspiration of a woman by not falling in love with her.

— Munakata Jin, Ace wo nerae, Jdrama

You’re always like that…. You make walls and don’t let people in…not going into other people’s area and not letting others into your own area either. Hiroto, you can’t actually love a person.

— Tsukioka Nao, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

God, How old can one be an adult? Please tell me. How old do I have to be to not be hurt? Be sad? Or be all mad?

— Kanzaki Hiroto, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

Words like that hurt my heart like a paper cut…it hurt.

— Kanzaki Hiroto, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

People cannot be judged by their looks…it’s their heart.

— Motomiya Yuko, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

It’s life, if you’re alive there’s a lot of good things.

— Kusano Ko, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

He has no bad intentions for lying. He’s actually really nice, but to hide that, he says things he doesn’t think about, and acts badly.

— Ozawa Ayuta, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

The beginning of love is always like a baby…very simple and beautiful. No matter how difficult and terrible the love grows into. I, cannot avoid the faith.

— Kanzaki Hiroto, Tatta Hitotsu No Koi, Jdrama

What we all pledged towards the future were simple things, so everyone could express them in sign language.
And the more we grew older, we’d come to realize actually how difficult such simple things were.

— Yuuki Kai, Orange Days, Jdrama

No matter how much life is in darkness…if there is light there, you can go on living.

— Hagio Sae’s okaasan, Orange Days, Jdrama

To cry over others’ misfortunes. To rejoice over others’ happiness. To love and to get angry. Isn’t that what it means to ‘live’?

— Sakaida Kyouju, Orange Days, Jdrama

What do you have to do in order to feel, “It’s good to be alive”?
What can you do to feel,”I’m alive”?

— Yuuki Kai, Orange Days, Jdrama

People shouldn’t dwell on the past. It’s enough to try your best in all that you’re doing now.

— Ikeuchi Aya, 1 Litre of Tears, Jdrama

My life is like a blossoming flower….. From the start of my youth, I want to have no regrets and treasure it.

— 1 Litre of Tears, Jdrama

You tried to be strong and pretended that nothing had happened.
That is the reason why you always hurt so much more than other people.

— Nomiya Takumi, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

What did you do when you didn’t know the answer? Even if it’s something in front of your eyes, you would look for it, wouldn’t you? You should do the same thing. It doesn’t matter how much time it takes.

— Professor Shoda, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

What she needs now, is your support from a distance. I’m happy that you came, but don’t neglect your lives. One moment of comfort of relief doesn’t change anything.

— Hanamoto Shuji, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

The bicycle is like human. No matter how much dust has accumulated, as long as you put your heart into washing it, it will return to the state of shine like it used to be. But..one thing can never be cleaned away. That is, the bond between me and each one of you.

— Romaya senpai, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

I tried to stay away from the insecurities and loneliness that visit me everyday. That’s why I am moving forward non-stop on my bike. Will I be able to get closer to it? One day, will I be able to find it?

— Takemoto Yuta, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

A man who is able to hold onto his happiness really is different.

— Morita Shinobu, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

Humans can only do two things in front of a goal…. Work hard, or give up.

— Morita Shinobu, Honey and Clover, Jdrama

It doesn’t matter what the original intent was. But you can’t use that as a reason to stop yourself from moving forward.

— Hanamoto Shuji, Morita Shinobu / Honey and Clover, Jdrama

We’re standing here now, able to shine because you’re there
The five of us will always be here, forever….

— Arashi, lyrics from 5×10 from the ALL the BEST! 1999-2009 album

Found a reason to be strong. You are the one always in my heart, my friend. Every time you call my name, I will be there. No matter how far, we are friends.

— Matsumoto Jun, Arashi, lyrics from La Familia, Iza Now 2004 concert

Even if I come to love someone else…they’ll never be more than just “someone else.” Even if I continue on through countless seasons…. The truth is, I’m afraid that if I let go, you’ll disappear.

— Ninomiya Kazunari, lyrics from Kako, Iza Now 2004 concert

So while I’m thirsty, there is a need to continue living. If I’m ever completely soaked, I feel like the end is near. This is when we realize that we have become fully satisfied, I wish to become that.

— Matsumoto Jun, Freecell, 10/29/2009 issue

…and the gates of hell opened before me, I found an angel behind its doors.

— Naruse Ryo, Maou, Jdrama

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times. If only it remembers to turn on the light.

— Albus Dumbledore

How does love go to your side? Is it like sunlight , like petals falling, or is it a reply to my prayer? – Love. While Happiness shines rays of light , it slowly leaves the sky, picking up huge feathers….

— Tachihara Michizo, Poem: To Love

If you never find enough, you will never have enough.

— Unknown

One feels sad missing one’s shoes, but others are still happy without their feet.

— Unknown

Enough doses can heal. Over doses can kill.

— Unknown

Hear your silence. Hear your voice. Hear your wisdom.

— Unknown

Learn until you know. Learn until you understand. Learn until you forget.

— Unknown

One’s wrongdoings are caused by ignorance. Not forgiving one’s wrongdoings also is ignorance.

— Unknown

Life is a journey, and love is what makes that journey worthwhile.

— Unknown

Distance does not matter if two hearts are loyal to one another.

— Unknown

What is of the greatest importance in war is extraordinary speed: One cannot afford to neglect opportunity.

— Sun Tzu

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

— Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Even when something bad happens, you gotta pick yourself up and keep going. Isn’t that what life is all about?

— Yamaguchi Kumiko, Gokusen (season 1), Jdrama

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

— Unknown

And we’ll collect the moments one by one, I guess that’s how the future’s done….

— Feist, Mushaboom

Persistence is not will-power, it is much stronger and is grounded in belief, passion and desire.

— Richard Parkes Cordock

The only thing you can change about the past is how you feel about it in the present.

— Lockon Stratos, Mobile Suit Gundam 00

If you lose sight of something, the only person who can find it again is you.

— Hijikata Toshizo, Hakuouki

The past is the past.” The person I love is the present you.

— Takano Masamune, Sekaiichi Hatsukoi

Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.

— Unknown

Love is a healthy balance of respect and lust.

— Unknown