Ken Kaneki is the very interesting protagonist from the popular anime Tokyo Ghoul… and he has also some very interesting quotes! Therefore we’ve decided to make a list of our favourite 23 hand-picked quotes for you! Let us know what you think in the comments down below, if you have any quotes from Ken Kaneki yourself, then drop them in the comments as well!
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Ken Kaneki Quotes
1. Never trust anyone too much
Never let down your guard. Because in the end, you don’t know what someone’s true intentions are.
“Never trust anyone too much, remember the devil was once an angel.”– Ken Kaneki
2. After all I’ve been through
Sometimes, even the worst things cannot hurt as much as what someone’s been through already.
“You think something like that would hurt, after all I’ve been through?”– Ken Kaneki
3. A tragedy
“If you were to write a story with me in the lead role, it would certainly be… a tragedy.”– Ken Kaneki
4. If you have a reaction… you can never return back
Once something is said or done… it can never be taken back.
“Human relationships are chemical reactions. If you have a reaction then you can never return back to your previous state of being.”– Ken Kaneki
5. It’s those of us in it
It’s people who are messed up, not the world.
“You’re wrong. It’s not the world that’s messed up… it’s those of us in it.”– Ken Kaneki
6. We’re all to blame
Everyone is to blame for the outcome of things.
“We need to stop fighting, and start talking. Because when it comes to the state of the world, you can’t point your finger at ghouls or humans. We’re all to blame.”– Ken Kaneki
7. It’s the world
Sometimes… it’s just the world to blame.
“What’s wrong isn’t me, what’s wrong is the world!”– Ken Kaneki
8. More deeply with death than with life
Beautiful things often come to an end.
“Why is it that the beautiful things are entwined more deeply with death than with life?”– Ken Kaneki
9. It’s better to be hurt than to hurt
Always be nice to others, even if they aren’t nice to you.
“It’s better to be hurt than to hurt others. Nice people can be happy with just that.”– Ken Kaneki
10. All the liabilities in this world
Those who don’t care will never give it their 100%.
“All the liabilities in this world are due to the inadequacies of the person involved.”– Ken Kaneki
11. I was wrong…
Sometimes it’s hard to notice that you, yourself are at fault.
“I was wrong… I wasn’t eating ghouls. I’m the one who was being eaten.”– Ken Kaneki
12. Don’t make me a killer
Don’t do it!
“I’m begging you, don’t make me a killer!”– Ken Kaneki
13. The pain you feel today
Pain makes you stronger, it also makes you human.
“The pain you feel today will be the strength you’ll have tomorrow.”– Ken Kaneki
14. Chain of grief
There will be a time that you are stuck with grief, the solution is to put an end to it.
“We have to break a chain of grief.”– Ken Kaneki
15. Sometimes good people make bad choices
Just because someone makes a mistake, it doesn’t make them a bad person. However, if they keep doing it, then it’s not a mistake. It’s intentional.
“Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn’t mean they are bad people. It means they’re human.”– Ken Kaneki
16. I have to learn by experiencing things myself
Without experience… you’ll never be able to learn.
“I have to learn by experiencing things myself… that’s all I can do.”– Ken Kaneki
17. I keep it all inside
Never hold your burdens to yourself… in the end, it’ll eat you up.
“I keep it all inside because I’d rather the pain destroy me than everyone else.”– Ken Kaneki
18. I don’t want someone to see the good in me
Sometimes it’s all about finding the person who accepts you for you.
“I don’t want someone to see the good in me. I want someone who sees the bad and still wants me.”– Ken Kaneki
19. Pain tells you when you have been wounded
When you feel pain, regardless of physical or emotional… it means you’ve been hurt badly.
“Pain tells you when you have been wounded badly.”– Ken Kaneki
20. It tells you you’re not dead yet
Pain is also an indication to tell you that you’re still alive and kicking.
“But you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you’re not dead yet!”– Ken Kaneki
21. Eventually, you will break and become useless
A very good quote from Ken.
“Eventually, you will break and become useless, once that happens, you’ll break and become discarded.”– Ken Kaneki
22. I won’t forgive anyone
Those who threaten someone’s peace will suffer the consequences.
“I won’t forgive anyone who threatens the peace in my life.”– Ken Kaneki
23. When I get up… you’re fucked
Don’t ever kick someone when they are down… it’ll come back to bite you.
“Never kick me when I’m down, because when I get up… you’re fucked.”– Ken Kaneki
Well, we made it to the end! Which means it brings us to a close. I hope you’ve enjoyed this post as much as I have enjoyed making it! Let me know in the comments below your thoughts!
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