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Quotes from "Gintama"



No matter how beautiful a person may be, they will still age and ultimately - die. But even so, even if appearances change, don't you believe that we have, in us, things that don't change? Even as our bodies crumble, even as the months and years take their toll... don't you believe that we all have something that time can't spoil? Even if you cover us with wrinkles, we won't lose to you. That's because we know what beauty truly is.



People need to live their life with a clear conscience. When you want to walk on a straight path, somehow you get yourself stained with mud. However, as long as we never give up, one day the mud on you will dry up and fall off.



Even if you can't move anymore, or your back gets bent out of shape, it doesn't matter! What matters is what's inside! Not what someone looks like, dammit!



Life is basically like a soap bubble. It rides on the wind, flying here and there... and before you realize it - pop! It's gone. When it's about to disappear, you think that you could've flown a little higher. But by the time, it's already too late.



You yourself have to change first, or nothing will change for you.



What is right? What is wrong? In this mixed up world, deciding what is right and wrong is not easy. You can't just go by somebody else's rules. If you let yourself be controlled like that, you'll just become a puppet that can't make decisions on it's own. You have to live by your rules.



If we're unable to climb down the mountain, then we won't know whether there's another mountain to climb up.



Manga endings might always end the same. However, if it comes to life. Neither you or I are mere readers. We are writers. We can change the ending.



If you run into a wall and pretend it doesn't exist, you'll never make progress. The wall will never change, so you're the one who has to change.



So what if the government collapses or the country is ruined? I'm not civic-minded! All I want to do is stand tall and live on until the day I collapse and die!



No matter how hard you blow, you can never extinguish our fire. As long as a single flare remains, the others can be relit.



In this world, there are things you have to protect even if your hands get stained with blood.



Nobody can take anybody's place. There isn't a person in this world that could take your place. It doesn't matter if you were based on me or have the same face.



Stress makes you bald, but it's stressful to avoid stress, so you end up stressed out anyway. In the end, there's nothing you can do.



Honest feelings can sometimes lead to cruel endings.



Love is based on unpredictable events.



Do you have any idea how stupid we are? Don't underestimate us!!!

Umibouzu said:


I like fish, biiiig FISH. I also have a crap haircut, kinda like Naruto.

Kagura said:


It hasn't withered. I won't let it wither. We might just be little branches, but if the branches break off, the tree really will wither. That's why I won't break off. Even if winter comes and the leaves fall off, even if the wind comes and all the other little branches break off... Even if I am the last branch left, I won't break off. I'm sure we'll be together till the end.

Kirara said:


I think that in the end, I just care a lot about myself. I was the only one that I loved and respected. That's why I was scared to know what the others thought about me. I was afraid to get hurt, so I ran away and locked myself into my shell.



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