Quotes from "Bakemonogatari"

If praying does not work, and words are ineffective... what's left is to fight.

But being optimistic isn't a bad thing, is it? It's not like you're doing anything bad. It's also not like you're cheating either.

Unfortunately, a psychotic virgin, starved for love and likely to fall for anyone who would be a little nice to her, has set eyes on you.

I'm bothered by the very fact that people exist, but you're an exception.

If I can, I'd like to bring back what she has lost, what she threw away.

If you're going to selfishly admire someone only to be disillusioned later, then maybe you shouldn't try to get to know them better at all.

You may be unfortunate, but that doesn't mean you have to suffer. You may not be blessed, but that doesn't mean you have to throw a fit over it. Even if bad things happen to you, just be strong!

If they find out what you did there, a lot of people will say a lot of things to you. Some will say you did the right thing. And some will say you did the wrong thing. But that's not what matters. No matter what anyone says, you don't have to worry. Because you didn't do the right thing, and you didn't do the wrong thing. It was all part of being young.

Oddities are the world itself. They're linked to the world, unlike living beings. Science alone cannot shed light upon them, as there will always be people who'll be afraid of vampires. Although all forms of darkness could be lit up, darkness will never cease to exist.

Curiosity is like a cockroach. It likes to stumble upon secrets that are supposed to stay hidden.

Kindness can sometime translate to hostility.

I don’t know everything, I just know what I know.

Although my life hasn't been very fortunate until now, I'm glad if I caught your eye because of that misfortune...

That's what I call smallness as a human being. No matter how much I'm irritated by it, I can't do anything about it. It's not complex, just stunted. Because as a human being I'm small, or something.

People have to save themselves. One person saving another is impossible.

It's difficult to change the world on your own, but twisting it a little might not be all that hard.

I am not going to take sides, I am neutral. I am talking about standpoints here, that is all. Miss Class Representative (Hanekawa Tsubasa) has her point of view and her parents have their own. There is no way for an outsider to know which of them is right. Actually, there is not a right one in the first place. It is just about who is easier to agree with.

In our society, letting others find out that you're a nice person is a very risky move. It's extremely likely that someone would take advantage of that.

Did you know every time you sigh, a little bit of happiness escapes?

How does one figure out if they're in love with a member of the opposite sex?