Quotes from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan

Gong Jiyoung ·  252 pages

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“You said that the hours of every day are trash. However, that is the way someone lucky enough to welcome the next day thinks." ~ Aunt Monica”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“Yeah, you were the only reason I didn't pick better ways to kill myself, Aunt Monica. It's the thought that there actually is somebody who'd miss me and grieve for me that makes my heart ache." ~ Juri”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“Grudges don't simply disappear. And I know that no matter what people tell you to comfort you, it just sounds like sarcasm." ~ Aunt Monica”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“If only the entire week was Thursdays..." ~ Yuu”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“Is a rope around the neck and a drop from the gallows all that we can do for a guy who lived his life without ever smiling? ~ Inoue”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan



“I'm afraid... that when I see her, I'll want to keep living. I'm afraid... - Yuu”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“To me, the hours that pass by each day are just an agony that I want to throw in the trash." ~ Juri Mutou”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“If you pardon the things that unfortunate people do, then what of the people killed by his selfish acts? And the people who say he should be the one killed?" ~ Juri”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“We were only granted 30 minutes every Thursday. Today may be the last day...and so we continued to talk, even about trivial little things, and even if our throats became sore...”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“In that moment...I was happy." ~ Yuu”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan



“Up until then, I'd never met anyone who looked at me so earnestly, and there was never anyone who really paid attention to what I said. I realized that I'm still right here - that I'm still alive. In that moment I was happy. Maybe it's not something anyone can understand , but I was happy”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


“If only I had jumped from a building instead of slitting my wrists or drank sulfurid acid instead of taking sleeping pills! Yeah, you were the only reason I didn't pick better ways to kill myself, Aunt Monica. It's the thought that there actually is somebody who'd miss me and grieve for me... that makes my heart ache - Juri Motou”
― Gong Jiyoung, quote from Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan


About the author

Gong Jiyoung
Born place: in Korea, Republic of
Born date January 31, 1963
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