Sei Shonagon

Sei Shonagon

was a Japanese author and a court lady who served the Empress Teishi (Sadako) around the year 1000 during the middle Heian period
A man who has nothing in particular to recommend him discusses all sorts of subjects at random as if he knew everything.More Sei Shonagon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In life there are two things which are dependable. The pleasures of the flesh and the pleasures of literature.More Sei Shonagon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"Pleasing things: finding a large number of tales that one has not read before. Or acquiring the second volume of a tale whose first volume one has enjoyed. But often it is a disappointment."
Sei Shōnagon (The Pillow Book) More Sei Shonagon quotes [08/05/2011 11:08:51]
To wash one's hair, make one's toilet, and put on scented robes; even if not a soul sees one, these preparations still produce an inner pleasure.More Sei Shonagon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If someone with whom one is having an affair keeps on mentioning some woman whom he knew in the past, however long ago it is since they separated, one is always irritated.More Sei Shonagon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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