Osamu Dazai Quotes

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Osamu Dazai quotes: I yearned for everything long gone. I yearned for everything long gone.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I hope I meet lots of people with lovely eyes. I hope I meet lots of people with lovely eyes.
Osamu Dazai quotes: A true artist is an ugly man. A true artist is an ugly man.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Humanity? Don't be silly. I know. It is knocking down your fellow-men for the sake of your own happiness. Humanity? Don't be silly. I know. It is knocking down your fellow-men for the sake of your own happiness.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Addiction is perhaps a sickness of the spirit. Addiction is perhaps a sickness of the spirit.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Most people would take me for over forty. Most people would take me for over forty.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I'm going somewhere where there aren't any women. I'm going somewhere where there aren't any women.
Osamu Dazai quotes: When you've got the devil's own luck, you're immune from the usual run of disasters. Such people must be utilized. When you've got the devil's own luck, you're immune from the usual run of disasters. Such people must be utilized.
Osamu Dazai quotes: It isn't that I dislike artists, but I can't stand anyone who puts on those ponderous airs of a man of character. It isn't that I dislike artists, but I can't stand anyone who puts on those ponderous airs of a man of character.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I smiled in my weakness. I smiled in my weakness.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Even if Mary gives birth to a child who is not her husband's, if she has a shining pride, they become a holy mother and child. Even if Mary gives birth to a child who is not her husband's, if she has a shining pride, they become a holy mother and child.
Osamu Dazai quotes: The incomprehensibility of society is the incomprehensibility of the individual. The ocean is not society; it is the individual. The incomprehensibility of society is the incomprehensibility of the individual. The ocean is not society; it is the individual.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Genuine beauty is always meaningless, without virtue. Genuine beauty is always meaningless, without virtue.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Victims. Victims of a transitional period of morality. That is what we both certainly are. Victims. Victims of a transitional period of morality. That is what we both certainly are.
Osamu Dazai quotes: This I want to believe implicitly: Man was born for love and revolution. This I want to believe implicitly: Man was born for love and revolution.
Osamu Dazai quotes: What is society but an individual? What is society but an individual?
Osamu Dazai quotes: What uneasiness lies in being loved. What uneasiness lies in being loved.
Osamu Dazai quotes: The weak fear happiness itself. They can harm themselves on cotton wool. Sometimes they are wounded even by happiness The weak fear happiness itself. They can harm themselves on cotton wool. Sometimes they are wounded even by happiness
Osamu Dazai quotes: In the present world, the most beautiful thing is a victim. In the present world, the most beautiful thing is a victim.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Any connoisseur knows you've got to be drunk to really enjoy a good romance. Any connoisseur knows you've got to be drunk to really enjoy a good romance.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Everything passes. Everything passes.
Osamu Dazai quotes: My eyes would swim in my head, and the whole world grow dark before me, so that I felt half out of my mind. My eyes would swim in my head, and the whole world grow dark before me, so that I felt half out of my mind.
Osamu Dazai quotes: The weak fear happiness itself. The weak fear happiness itself.
Osamu Dazai quotes: There's something about you that smells a little of a Christian priest. I find it offensive. There's something about you that smells a little of a Christian priest. I find it offensive.
Osamu Dazai quotes: He could only consider me as the living corpse of a would-be suicide, a person dead to shame, an idiot ghost. He could only consider me as the living corpse of a would-be suicide, a person dead to shame, an idiot ghost.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I'm going to paint too. I'm going to paint pictures of ghosts and devils and horses out of hell. I'm going to paint too. I'm going to paint pictures of ghosts and devils and horses out of hell.
Osamu Dazai quotes: After being hurt by the world so much, they began to see the demons within humans. So without hiding it through trickery, they worked to express it. After being hurt by the world so much, they began to see the demons within humans. So without hiding it through trickery, they worked to express it.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Heaven forbid if beauty were to have substance. Heaven forbid if beauty were to have substance.
Osamu Dazai quotes: If you've slept soundly at night the morning is exhilarating, I suppose. If you've slept soundly at night the morning is exhilarating, I suppose.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Living itself is the source of sin. Living itself is the source of sin.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Disqualified as a human beings. I had now ceased utterly to be a human beings. Disqualified as a human beings. I had now ceased utterly to be a human beings.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I despised him as one fit only for amusement, a man with whom I associated for that sole purpose. I despised him as one fit only for amusement, a man with whom I associated for that sole purpose.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Love flies out the window when poverty comes in the door, they say, and it's true. Love flies out the window when poverty comes in the door, they say, and it's true.
Osamu Dazai quotes: It would seem that the more irresponsible and crafty one is, the more likely one is to have a talent for storytelling. It would seem that the more irresponsible and crafty one is, the more likely one is to have a talent for storytelling.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Anyway, you can be sure of one thing, a man's got to fake just to stay alive. Anyway, you can be sure of one thing, a man's got to fake just to stay alive.
Osamu Dazai quotes: A good book is always good, no matter how many times you've already read it. A good book is always good, no matter how many times you've already read it.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Human beings never submit to human beings. Human beings never submit to human beings.
Osamu Dazai quotes: The ones who die are always the gentle, sweet, and beautiful people. The ones who die are always the gentle, sweet, and beautiful people.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Mornings are grey. Always the same. Absolutely empty. Mornings are grey. Always the same. Absolutely empty.
Osamu Dazai quotes: But happiness is being able to hope, however faintly, for happiness. So, at least, we must believe if we are to live in the world of today. But happiness is being able to hope, however faintly, for happiness. So, at least, we must believe if we are to live in the world of today.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I have always found the female of the human species many times more difficult to understand than the male. I have always found the female of the human species many times more difficult to understand than the male.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I would far prefer to be told simply to go and die. It's straightforward. But people almost never say, "Die!" Paltry, prudent hypocrites! I would far prefer to be told simply to go and die. It's straightforward. But people almost never say, "Die!" Paltry, prudent hypocrites!
Osamu Dazai quotes: Women found in me a man who could keep a love secret. Women found in me a man who could keep a love secret.
Osamu Dazai quotes: In spite of my suffering, at the thought that I was sure to end up by killing myself, I cried aloud and burst into tears. In spite of my suffering, at the thought that I was sure to end up by killing myself, I cried aloud and burst into tears.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I have never been able tomeet anyone without an accompaniment of painfulsmiles, the buffoonery of defeat. I have never been able to
meet anyone without an accompaniment of painful
smiles, the buffoonery of defeat.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Labeled a delinquent. That's the only kind of label I want to be crucified under. Labeled a delinquent. That's the only kind of label I want to be crucified under.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Mine has been a life of much shame. I can't even guess myself what it must be to live the life of a human being. Mine has been a life of much shame. I can't even guess myself what it must be to live the life of a human being.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I wonder if there is anyone who is not depraved. A wearisome thought.I want money. Unless I have it ... In my sleep, a natural death! I wonder if there is anyone who is not depraved. A wearisome thought.
I want money. Unless I have it ...
In my sleep, a natural death!
Osamu Dazai quotes: I have frantically played the clown in order to distangle myself from these painful relationships, only to wear myself out as a result. I have frantically played the clown in order to distangle myself from these painful relationships, only to wear myself out as a result.
Osamu Dazai quotes: I shall be nothing, the wind, the sky. I shall be nothing, the wind, the sky.
Osamu Dazai quotes: To be a friend of the weak-that is the artist's point of departure as well as his ultimate goal. To be a friend of the weak-that is the artist's point of departure as well as his ultimate goal.
Osamu Dazai quotes: Virtue and vice are concepts invented by human beings, words for a morality which human beings arbitrarily devised. Virtue and vice are concepts invented by human beings, words for a morality which human beings arbitrarily devised.
Osamu Dazai quotes: The real things are apt to be deviant. The real things are apt to be deviant.