There is nothing in the whole world so painful as feeling that one is not liked.More Sei Shonagon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"A man who has nothing in particular to recommend him discusses all sorts of subjects at random as if he knew everything."
— Sei Shōnagon (The Pillow Book) More Sei Shonagon quotes [08/05/2011 11:08:40]
If letters did not exist, what dark depressions would come over one! When one has been worrying about something and wants to tell a certain person about it, what a relief it is to put it all down in a letter! Still greater is one's joy when a reply arrives. At that moment a letter really seems like an elixir of life.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]
In spite the mountains of books written about art, no precise definition of art has been constructed. And the reason for this is that the conception of art has been based on the conception of beauty. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More
There is something terribly radical about believing that one's own experience and images are important enough to speak about, much less to write about and to perform [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More
One of the objects of a newspaper is to understand popular feeling and to give expression to it; another is to arouse among the people certain desirable sentiments; and the third is fearlessly to expose popular defects. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More
The present fashion system is too hard - there are too many collections. The designers have no time to think! Money is too important. Schedules are too crazy. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More