Lafcadio Hearn Quotes

Lafcadio Hearn Quotes: The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
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Lafcadio Hearn Quote: In the world of reality the more beautiful a work of art, the longer, we may be sure, was the time required to make it, and the greater the number of different minds which assisted in its development.
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Quotes about Lafcadio Hearn: The subject of Finnish poetry ought to have a special interest for the Japanese student, if only for the reason that Finnish poetry comes more closely in many respects to Japanese poetry than any other form of Western poetry.
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Quote about Lafcadio Hearn: Any idealism is a proper subject for art.
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Lafcadio Hearn Sayings: The more you wish to be, the wiser you are; while the wish to have is apt to be foolish in proportion to its largeness.
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Lafcadio Hearn Saying: The Western poet and writer of romance has exactly the same kind of difficulty in comprehending Eastern subjects as you have in comprehending Western subjects.
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Sayings about Lafcadio Hearn: Of course, the simple explanation of the fact is that marriage is the most important act of man's life in Europe or America, and that everything depends upon it.
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Saying about Lafcadio Hearn: But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
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Lafcadio Hearn Quotes: It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race.
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