Quotes from "Monogatari Series: Second Season"

Someone saying that they are happy doesn't necessarily mean that they are happy, right?

Romance can strengthen people, but it can also make them useless.

To ask is a moment's shame. Not to, lifelong.

But still... Not trying to undo misunderstandings is the same as telling a lie.

It's not good to expect too much, but you can't do anything if you're being overly pessimistic. If you just wait thinking it's useless, nothing will come of it.

It's like I'd want to ask what justice is doing right now if it existed in this world. Well, justice is empty and ineffectual.

How can someone who seeks a reason from another person be right? While you're forcing that reason on someone else, how can you take responsibility?

People can run from the things they don't like all they want. But if they're just averting their eyes, they're not running. As long as you think the current situation is okay, no one can help.

To have something you detest is about as important as having something you love. Yet you accept everything that comes in your way. Because if you like anything and everything, they all end up being the same thing in the end.

When the world is filled with red lights signaling danger, the world is safer than usual. But when it's filled with green lights signaling safety, it creates a place more dangerous than anywhere.

No person exists that is just virtuous, and kindness is only something piled on the outside. There are no humans with just virtue and fairness. Rather, they try to be that and just build up stress.

People save themselves on their own. Nobody can ever save anyone else.

Humans have a desire for truth or they have a desire to what they know is the truth. In other words, what the truth is exactly second to that. Be careful of what is the truth and what is lie. In other words, always doubt yourself. Harbor an inner devil as you read along... and I won't forget to add that by that point, you might have already fallen into my trap.