Quotes from "Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi"

Sometimes I think delinquents are people… Who still have hope that things still can get better if they just put up a SOS sign. But I don’t even have the will to lift that sign anymore.

There are some people who possess certain things that money cannot buy... as if it as as natural as breathing...

I don’t know what you’re aiming at, but you can’t expect to be perfect right off the bat. You have to build up your confidence… by achieving small tasks one by one.

If I give my best and am told that I’m useless, then that’s my own fault. But being considered useless, without having even tried, is something I can’t allow.

You're not the first person I went out with... But you're my first love.

Love in real life isn’t as smooth as in manga...

When I’m shown something so pure and innocent, I’m forced to see the filthy part of myself even more and it pisses me off.

Since then… I’ve started to think…about things with the worst case outcome first. By doing so, even if you did get hurt a little bit, it wouldn’t end up being a lasting wound.

My problem is probably that I don’t have any confidence about anything I do. Even if the thing I want most is right in front of me, I can’t help but imagine a future where I’m being rejected by it. I’m scared of getting hurt, so I run away from the people I love. What a good-for-nothing loser.

I can’t shake the feeling that I’ve met you before, but I can’t remember where.

Why do I always do this? I fall in love with someone, then I get all these and then I feel brokenhearted. And It's always my fault.

God, my face hurts from forcing smiles all night...

I knew that it was pointless to hope for anything. I was so apathetic because of this sort of upbringing.

It's not like I'm pessimistic or anything... I'm just moving forward without looking back.

Maybe it would be just like in the mangas. I'd tell him I love him and then we cut to the happy ending.

Usually, he just abuses everyone. Normally, he's so sarcastic. But now he's holding me as if I were something precious.

A person who can't even take care of himself has no right to have a pet.

I'm going to become the best manga editor anyone's ever seen! And then you can kiss your job goodbye!

You know... You like me more than you think you do.

Loving someone means entrusting all of yourself to that person.