Kafka On The Shore Quotes – Part 1

Kafka On The Shore Quotes – Part 1

It’s because all the performances are imperfect. A dense, artistic imperfection stimulates your consciousness, keeps you alert. If I listen to some utterly perfect performance of an utterly perfect piece while I’m driving. I might want to close my eyes and die right then and there. But listening to the D major, I can feel the limits of what humans are capable of – that a certain type of perfection can only be realized through a limitless accumulation of the imperfect. And personally, I find that encouraging.

Kafka On The Shore | Haruki Murakami | Mesmerizing & Bizarre Dreams

Kafka On The Shore | Haruki Murakami | Mesmerizing & Bizarre Dreams

And a thought hits me – the axis of time. Somewhere I don’t know about, something weird is happening to time. Reality and dreams are all mixed up, like sea water and river water flowing together. I struggle to find the meaning behind it all, but nothing makes any sense.