After becoming a Ghoul, Kaneki can't eat normal food and has to eat humans. So he tries to kill himself but because of the powers he got when he became a ghoul the knife bends when it tries to create contact.
You are not going to kill Hide
After Kaneki get a job at the coffee house the manager gives him a gift of human flesh since he doesn't want to kill people.
How much coffee are you going to buy?
After almost dying in the alleyway, Kaneki is transferred to the hospital and has an emergency surgery with the person that died next to him.
Dude. Do you like anyone from our classes?
A ghoul the Kaneki meets tries to kill Hide when they are going to get a DVD but he fails and Kaneki almost kills him.
Kaneki buys a lot of coffee because it has bits of flesh in it since he doesn't want to hurt anybody.
Hide and Kaneki talk about girls and ghouls before Kaneki is asked out which kicks off the book.