30+ Best Ken Kaneki Quotes from Tokyo Ghoul

Ken Kaneki Quotes

Ken Kaneki Quotes: If you are an ardent follower of the Manga world, you must be quite aware of Ken Kaneki. He is the main protagonist of the widely fabled series Tokyo Ghoul who used to live a normal life like any other person until an incident changed his life completely. That hapless incident transformed him into a one-eyed ghoul ( a human hybrid with ghastly abilities) which became an indispensable part of his identity. Eventually, he decided to learn how to live as a normal person and as a ghoul simultaneously. Later, he created a group with other ghouls with the prime motive of protecting his near and dear ones and exterminating all the threats from his life. Here, you can go through all the electrifying Ken Kaneki quotes from the Tokyo Ghoul series that will make you fall in love with his character even more. 

Best Ken Kaneki Quotes

I’m begging you, don’t make me a killer! » Ken Kaneki

Why? Why am I doing this? I was wrong to eat that meat after all. That was what I thought, and I desperately looked for another way. » Ken Kaneki

I don’t want someone to see the good in me. I want someone who sees the bad and still wants me. » Ken Kaneki

It’s because we’re the same. Isolated from society, able to consume a few specific things. They remind me of myself. » Ken Kaneki

The pain you feel today will be the strength you’ll have tomorrow. » Ken Kaneki

I am the One-Eyed King. » Ken Kaneki

Pain tells you when you have been wounded badly. » Ken Kaneki

Black and blue, turning and over-turning the things I’d chosen countless times, forever repeating the same actions. Ungainly, awkward, indecisive, weak, endlessly useless. That is what I am. » Ken Kaneki

I was wrong. I wasn’t eating ghouls. I’m the one who was being eaten. » Ken Kaneki

Life is sad, empty. But despite knowing we will one day be bereft, despite knowing we will one day disappear, we still strive in wretched ways. We still wish to be beautiful. » Ken Kaneki

But you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you’re not dead yet! » Ken Kaneki

Yes, some ghouls walk a path that leaves sorrow in their wake, but just like humans, we can choose a different path altogether. We have a lot to learn, both your kind and mine. » Ken Kaneki

All the liabilities in this world are due to the inadequacies of the person involved. » Ken Kaneki

Even if my presence is unwanted, I still want to be involved with both humans and ghouls. » Ken Kaneki

Pain is your friend, pain is your ally. » Ken Kaneki

Never trust anyone too much. Remember, the devil was once an angel. » Ken Kaneki

Human relationships are chemical reactions. If you have a reaction, then you can never return back to your previous state of being. » Ken Kaneki

Had he done this alone?… It’s a lie… Koma… Irimi… After all that… No matter how I tried to rouse my will to fight with hatred, more than sorrow, more than rage, the emotion that arose within me was despair. Because ‘my turn’ was next. » Ken Kaneki

Why is it that the beautiful things are entwined more deeply with death than with life? » Ken Kaneki

You’re wrong. It’s not the world that’s messed up; it’s those of us in it. » Ken Kaneki

My severe injuries had healed and the sweet taste of blood coated my mouth. I kept walking, my goal vague… trying to dispel the building unease in my chest… » Ken Kaneki

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

I led me by the hand as if to fill the niches in the memories in my oozing brain fluid. Without even a destination, we kept walking. Disgusting clouds were floating in the sky. » Ken Kaneki

It’s better to be hurt than to hurt others. Nice people can be happy with just that. » Ken Kaneki

Eventually, you will break and become useless, once that happens, you’ll break and become discarded. » Ken Kaneki

I don’t care about taking the side of those I cannot see. I fight for those close to me. And it just so happens that they’re mostly ghouls. » Ken Kaneki

I won’t forgive anyone who threatens the peace in my life. » Ken Kaneki

Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn’t mean they are bad people. It means they’re human. » Ken Kaneki

You think something like that would hurt, after all, I’ve been through? » Ken Kaneki

I think what’s necessary is the ‘right distance.’ Instead of mutually tramping on each others’ existence, we should just respect each other a little more. » Ken Kaneki

I already know what will happen to me the next time I wake up.” – Ken Kaneki

We have to break a chain of grief. » Ken Kaneki

I won’t pull back, I will press forward, like a centipede.” – Ken Kaneki

Sometimes you’re confronted with the ugly parts of yourself that you don’t want to see, but books can also tell you a lot about the things you didn’t notice when you’re just trying to get through somehow. » Ken Kaneki

As soon as I began to think that somewhere inside me, I myself began wishing for it. Wishing that I’d live.” – Ken Kaneki

Donato has to keep proving himself. He wants to prove just how valuable he is. Isn’t that the case with you as well? » Ken Kaneki

I’m not that much of a pushover, greenhorn.” – Ken Kaneki

If you were to write a story with me in the lead role, it would certainly be… a tragedy. » Ken Kaneki

If you want to curse something, curse your own weakness. » Ken Kaneki

What’s wrong isn’t me, what’s wrong is the world! » Ken Kaneki

In this world, the strong devour the weak. Who are the strong? I am. I fckng am! » Ken Kaneki

As my fingers and toes re-grew like fingernails or hair over and over and over and over… and over again, every single time I got the feeling that I truly, truly, truly was a monster. » Ken Kaneki

I will carry on the last wish of the previous king, and create a world where ghouls and humans can understand each other. » Ken Kaneki

I have to learn by experiencing things myself.. that’s all I can do. » Ken Kaneki

I want to be a bridge, telling ghouls how people feel and letting people know what ghouls think and feel. » Ken Kaneki

Anyone who tries to take my friends from me will get no mercy. » Ken Kaneki

Because there’s nothing but hatred between the two groups now, but if each had an understanding of the other, I think that could change. » Ken Kaneki

I’m tired of not being able to do anything. » Ken Kaneki

Why was it that I was seeing beauty in death rather than life? Strangely, I thought he was beautiful. » Ken Kaneki

I wanna be nice, but everyone annoys me. » Ken Kaneki

So when you close a book you’ve just finished reading and return to reality, all the pain and sadness you couldn’t put into words before are still there on those pages, and that can be comforting. » Ken Kaneki

I know you may not believe this, but I’m human. And yet… I want to eat this so bad, I can’t help it. But if I do, I won’t be human anymore. » Ken Kaneki

In exchange for the pleasure of living as a person that ghouls can have, we receive this instead. We’re overwhelmed by our appetites » Ken Kaneki

I keep it all inside because I’d rather the pain destroy me than everyone else. » Ken Kaneki

Sometimes, good people make bad choices. It doesn’t mean they are bad people. It means they’re human.” – Ken Kaneki

Never kick me when I’m down, because when I get up… you’re f*cked. » Ken Kaneki

I want to give my life for someone else.” – Ken Kaneki

This world is survival of the fittest. The strong eat.’ ‘Who is strong?’ I am. Me. » Ken Kaneki