More From Lafcadio Hearn
- "There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry – the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny."
- "For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one’s literary education very incomplete."
- "I often imagine that the longer he studies English literature the more the Japanese student must be astonished at the extraordinary predominance given to the passion of love both in fiction and in poetry."
More In Respect
- "Now is the time to show maximum responsibility. It is not the time to pay off old scores nor for sterile partisan recriminations. It is time to re-establish a climate of calmness and mutual respect."― Giorgio Napolitano
- "I don’t believe in God personally but I have great respect for those people who do and different people have different religious views in this country."― Ed Miliband
- "I love live music and I love to see people’s faces when I’m performing."― Leighton Meester