What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

by Haruki Murakami
Japan
Born on 12 Jan 1949
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No matter how long you stand there examining yourself naked before a mirror, you'll never see reflected what's inside.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Nobody's going to win all the time. On the highway of life you can't always be in the fast lane.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
You have to wait until tomorrow to find out what tomorrow will bring.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
It doesnít matter how old I get, but as long as I continue to live Iíll always discover something new about myself.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Being active every day makes it easier to hear that inner voice.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
I've always done whatever I felt like doing in life. People may try to stop me, and convince me I'm wrong, but I won't change.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
So the fact that Iím 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.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can't be learned at school.

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