Quotes from "Natsume Yuujinchou"

Hotaru, do you think the day will come that I'll lose it (the ability to see spirits) as well? A one-sided visit and troublesome days...is that freedom? or...At that time, a small firefly (Hotaru) passed by and whispered something to me. But I could not understand the words of a bug. Farewell, Hotaru. I wonder if that person understood...just that person.

We probably are. I can't explain it very well, but it seems that lately it doesn't matter, human or spirit. If your hearts touch, it's the same thing. When you're all alone, you get lonely, and the first step is always scary.

It's times like this that I wish I could come up with an appropriate response. I hate myself for not being able to reply properly.

Even if there's nothing here today, there might be something tomorrow. It's a caring heart that's important.

If there's someone you wish to see, then you are no longer alone.

I may not have anywhere to go... but I can't just selfishly disappear either.

No one could understand the fear of walking alone in this unstable world.

There were a lot of people who were kind to begin with. No, they were probably good people but, I don't want to see the disappointment in their eyes anymore. I don't really want to meet kind of people anymore.

They come without asking, and then they leave just the same. But once you meet them, even if nobody ever knows it, that encounter will change your life for the better.

To leave the first tracks, we must go somewhere nobody's been yet.

Snowdrop. I also don't know what I'm looking for. What does the future hold? Will I be able to not forget what I have found?

I called his name again and again. And I learned that each time, nothing called back. I learned that no matter how much you want something, how many times you scream to it, sometimes it's out of reach. I decided to stop calling out for someone who would never call back.

Until just recently, the stars were something I only saw by myself.

Madara said:

When you go easy on the ones with just a bit of power, they give you more trouble than anybody else.

This frustrating happiness... Days so warm it almost makes you dizzy. By this time next year... It may be time for me to stop looking away and know for real. Since I've decided to protect the Book of Friends... Since I decided to accept what I hear and see.

I don't have much power and I'm trying to get stronger. But I'm not afraid of sharing my heart...

Hiiragi said:

Was he the kind of master who would leave you behind? If you decided in your hearts to serve him, then believe in your master.

It's strange isn't it. The two groups, which looked like they hated each other, are now shining the same color as they vanish into the distant sky.

There are things you can't have no matter how much you want them. So it's easier to just forget them.

Don't lie if you don't have to.