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making connections Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about making connections
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“As individuals each of us is extremely isolated, while ... all linked by a prototypical memory. ”
Haruki Murakami
author
Kafka on the Shore
book
Setsuko Okamochi
character
memories
isolation
individuals
making connections
concepts
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“The painting ... represented something lost, something I had never had, would never have. ”
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“By the time I was two, all my memories had words, and all my words had meanings. But only in my head. I have never spoken one single word.”
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“Asagai: …You came up to me and you said… “Mr. Asagai—I want very much to talk with you. About Africa. You see, Mr. Asagai, I am looking for my identity! (He laughs).”
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“He felt a hollow space between himself and the person he was supposed to be. ”
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“She entered the story knowing she would emerge from it feeling she had been immersed in the lives of others, in plots that stretched back twenty years, her body full of sentences and moments, as if awaking from sleep with a heaviness caused by unremembered dreams.”
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“There’s a Korean word my grandma taught me. It’s called jung. It’s the connection between two people that can’t be severed, even when love turns to hate. You still have those old feelings for them; you can’t ever completely shake them loose of you; you will always have tenderness in your heart for them.”
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“Who looks upon a river in a meditative hour, and is not reminded of the flux of all things?”
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“If a person wanted to get to the moon, there was a way; it all depended on whether you knew the directions—exactly which way to go and what to do to get there; it depended on whether you knew the story of how others before you had gone.”
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“I even made a new friend. I have a friend and the absurd thing is she’s an operating system. Charles left her behind but she’s totally amazing. She’s... She’s so smart. She doesn’t just see things is black or white. She sees things in this whole gray area and she’s helping me explore it and we just bonded really quickly. I’m weird. That’s weird, right, bonding with an OS? No, it’s okay. That’s weird.”
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“None of that used to be in Brian and now it was a part of him, a changed part of him, a grown part of him, and the two things, his mind and his body, had come together as well, had made a connection with each other that he didn’t quite understand.”

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