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The Best Higurashi When They Cry Quotes  

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There are so many memorable quotes from the anime Higurashi When They Cry (simply When They Cry in North America), but which ones stood out to you the most? Since it's just a great anime, let's rank the best quotes from Higurashi When They Cry, with the help of your votes. These memorable Higurashi When They Cry quotes can be from any character in the series, whether they are a main character like Keiichi Maebara, or even a side character like Satoshi Hojo or Oyashiro.

An anime adaptation of 07th Expansion's Japanese murder-mystery sound novel series, Higurashi When They Cry tells the story of new-kid-in-town Keiichi Maebara, his new friends, and the unexplained murders that have taken place in the tranquil fictional village of Hinamizawa (circa 1983). The murders happen to coincide with the annual Watanagashi Festival. The first anime series of Higurashi When They Cry covers the sound novel series' four question arcs and the first two answer arcs. Consisting of 26 episodes, the original series aired in Japan in 2006, between April 4 and September 26.

Use your votes to let other fans of Higurashi When They Cry know what your favorite quotes from the series are. You can also downvote any Higurashi When They Cry quotes that you didn't like as much.

Impossible to Achieve Victory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Higurashi When They Cry Quotes
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Impossible to Achieve Victory

"I'm prepared for anything! Up until now, I have been running away from every fight, afraid of losing. But running away is even worse than losing. Unless one continues to fight, without succumbing to the pain of defeat, it is impossible to achieve victory. That is what people I love taught me."

-Hanyuu 

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A Sin In Itself is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Higurashi When They Cry Quotes
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A Sin In Itself

"Perhaps living without sin is a sin in itself."

-Furude Rika 

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Live With All Your Might is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Higurashi When They Cry Quotes
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Live With All Your Might

"Life is like a tube of toothpaste. When you've used all the toothpaste down the last squeeze, that's when you've really lived. Live with all your might. And struggle as long as you have life."

-Sonozaki Mion 

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Caused By People is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Higurashi When They Cry Quotes
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Caused By People

"Every phenomenon that happens in the human world is caused by people for their own convenience."

-Takano Miyo 

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