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Quotes from "Assassination Classroom"



Even if the questions change, it makes no difference to me.



If something is possible, carry on as planned. Even if it isn't possible, do it anyway.

Korosensei said:


To kill is an action which overflows in everyday life. In actuality the more you try to be accepted, the more you kill your unrestrained self.

Korosensei said:


The world will always be filled with injustice. If you have time to give up or hold a grudge against that injustice, then use that time to enjoy battling those injustices instead.



People with talent often have the wrong impression that things will go as they think.

Korosensei said:


Those who can't do what they have to when the time comes for action will find their presence fading in our classroom. An assassin who neglects to sharpen his blade is no assassin at all. He's just a boastful brat swinging around a rusty sword.

Korosensei said:


The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.

Korosensei said:


Honestly, there isn't much meaning to the splendid names given to you by your parents. What does have meaning, is what the person behind that name does during their actual lifetime. The name doesn't make the person. The name simply remains gently within the footprint left on the path a person walks.



Anything can be a sword if you polish it enough.

Korosensei said:


Exams are an opportunity to teach correctly the meaning of winning and losing, of strong and weak. Students soak up heaping helpings of successes and setbacks! Take in now what it means to win, what it means to lose!



Total victory is scoring an easy win by doing what you always do.

Korosensei said:


Tests are a good thing. The knowledge gained from a night of cramming will be all but forgotten once you hit adulthood. And that's fine. The experience you gain through competition, having sharpened your skills and broadened your minds all under the same set of rules? That's the real treasure.

Korosensei said:


It’s dangerous for them to grow up without experiencing true competition. Because they’ll keep whining, even without taking the matter seriously. For those with a high level of aptitude... The sooner they know the frustration of defeat, the greater their growth will be.

Korosensei said:


Please remember that there are times to take someone's hand and lead them along... But also times when you must be stern and let them fend for themselves.



If you’ve got time to point fingers, then how about using your head to figure out what you want to do about it?

Korosensei said:


Whether a fish lives in a clear stream or a water ditch, so long as it continues swimming forward, it will grow up beautifully.