koushun takami Quotes

We're still on the run. That's for sure.Right on. This time we're on.And we won't stop till we win.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

By then she was dead. In fact, she may have been dead a while ago. Physically, several seconds ago, mentally, ages ago.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

I just didn't want to be a loser anymore...-Mitsuko Souma

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

Furthermore--though it was quite irrelevant now--he had no idea his killer, Kazuo Kiriyama, had, in his mansion that was much larger than Toshinori's home in Shiroiwa-cho, mastered the violin at a level far superior to Toshinori's a long time ago--and then tossed his violin into the trash.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

Nice jewelry and a boys corpse. Oh you're so pretty.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

Listen, everyone, you all have your own circumstances. Some of you come from rich families,and some poor. But your value isn't determined by such things--by things beyond your control. Each one of you must discover your own worth through your own efforts. So... don't make the mistake of thinking you alone are special.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

You all have your own distinct personal backgrounds. Of course some of you come from rich families, some from poor families. But circumstances beyond your control like that shouldn’t determine who you are. You must all realize what you’re worth on your own.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

I didn't realize it until now, but I don't really know anything about them, or what kind of people they are, really. You can't see inside a person's heart.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

We're supposed to strive for harmony, and that's what the art of tea is supposed to accomplish... but harmony is very, very difficult to achieve in this country. Tea ceremony is powerless. But it's also not such a bad thing either. You should enjoy it while you can.

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

Yes, just like those flowers. There's something strained, but there's beauty in that. Something like that

- Koushun Takami, Battle Royale

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.