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#1. Contemporary literature in the West has shown some signs of ethical change. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#2. His polish-black hair was so silky that my first impulse was to stroke it. That's what beauty does to us. Our first thought is that of the child. Touch it. Make it mine. But the child grows up and learns what happens when you reach for those bright balloons bursting with colour. - Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill
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#3. It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#4. It was as hot as ever, even the turn of the moon bringing no relief, and the cries of cicadas fell like showers around me. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#5. Radio is the art form of sports casting. If you're any good, you can do a great job on radio. - Author: Chick Hearn
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#6. The bonds between husband and wife spring from deep laws of destiny and should not be broken lightly. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#7. Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that one general difference between Japanese and Western poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones, gut this is only in part true. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#8. A proof of really great art is that it is generally true - it seldom falls into the misapprehensions to which minor art is liable. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#9. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#10. I believe the test of government is the contentment of the people. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#11. How was it possible for the world to be so beautiful and so cruel at the same time? - Author: Lian Hearn
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#12. Accordingly the Northern races of Europe found their inspiration in the Bible; and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#13. Don't you know the man whose life you spare will always hate you? - Author: Lian Hearn
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#14. I've got to be right on top of the action, or else all those people watching the game will say, 'This guy's not very good.' - Author: Chick Hearn
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#15. No man can possibly know what life means, what the world means, until he has a child and loves it. And then the whole universe changes and nothing will ever again seem exactly as it seemed before. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#16. It's what you do to yourself when you go mad with rage. You have no idea how much you can hurt yourself with your own strength. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#17. What does the blessing of heaven mean? We know the kirin is just an animal, not a mythical creature.
It has become a symbol now ... That is the way human beings deal with the world. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#18. Chick Hearn taught me how to play basketball, how to think about basketball. He taught me how to love basketball. - Author: Roland Lazenby
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#19. All good work is done the way ants do things: Little by little. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#20. I do something that I don't think anyone else does. I warm up before a game. Baseball and basketball players warm up, so why shouldn't the announcer warm up? - Author: Chick Hearn
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#21. We all have a past. We all have a future. But all we really have is right now. You can change your destiny in one moment, if only you refuse to do what you once did. - Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill
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#22. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#23. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#24. It's like a spell. It's so strong I can't fight it. Is love always like this? - Author: Lian Hearn
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#25. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#26. How sweet Japanese woman is! All the possibilities of the race for goodness seem to be concentrated in her. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#27. There was very little suicide among the men of the North, because every man considered it his duty to get killed, not to kill himself; and to kill himself would have seemed cowardly, as implying fear of being killed by others. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#28. French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#29. The Shadow-maker shapes forever. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#30. The less people think of you, the more they will reveal to you or in your presence. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#31. It was my sister's fault. She brought...books home before I was old enough to check them out of the library myself. - Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
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#32. Hile I was happy enough to pray to any god, knowing that they were simply different faces created by men, of one indivisible truth. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#33. The painter had achieved what we would all like to do: capture time and make it stand still - Author: Lian Hearn
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#34. My work is a love for me; I'd do it for free, but don't tell my bosses. - Author: Chick Hearn
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#35. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#36. Upon the civilization of the world. The best one can do is to estimate, as intelligently as possible, the national characteristics of the peoples engaged, - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#37. But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#38. Then came upon an incredible essay by Lafcadio Hearn, something entitled "Gaki," detailing the curious Japanese belief that insects are really demons or the ghosts of evil men. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#39. But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#40. Like young fern shoots
my child's fingers curled.
I did not expect,
in the fifth month, frost. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#41. I am what I am and what I have always been, a poor soul on a journey. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#42. We owe more to our illusions than to our knowledge - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#43. I craned my neck to see his face, which was pointed toward the wall. What looked like a puncture mark was visible on his neck. I held my fingers to a pulse point. The beating was faint. No wonder this man was the most quiet grown-up in the library. He was dying. - Author: Shari Hearn
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#44. Hearn's death was happily smudged, or at least on the surface, but ever since the second ambush he had been feeling the apprehension of a man in a dream who knows he is guilty, is waiting for his punishment, and cannot remember his crime. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#45. To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#46. Some persons have ventured to say that it is only since Englishmen ceased to believe in the Bible that they began to discover how beautiful it was. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#47. The world is always outside. And it is in the world that we must live. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#48. Anybody who doesn't think I want the Lakers to win is a fool. But I'm no homer. - Author: Chick Hearn
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#49. The proverbial philosophy of a people helps us to understand more about them than any other kind of literature. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#50. Samuel Marshak was one of the founders of modern Russian children's literature. Soviet children used to know his poems by heart, but only since glasnost have American editors shown any interest in issuing his poems here. - Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
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#51. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#52. Portland can put the champagne away and get out the bottled water, 'cause that's all they're gonna drink on their way home! - Author: Chick Hearn
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#53. I learned embroidery," Kaede said, "But you can't kill anyone with a needle."
"You can," Shizuka said offhandedly. "I'll show you one day. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#54. The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#55. Concering the power of the written word - Author: Julie Hearn
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#56. Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#57. There are two methods for the literary study of any book - the first being the study of its thought and emotion; the second only that of its workmanship. A student of literature should study some of the Bible from both points of view. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#58. A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#59. But just as the river is always at the door, so is the world always outside. And it is in the world that we have to live. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#60. Read Hearn, the most eloquent and truthful interpreter of the Japanese mind, and you see the working of that mind to be an example of the working of Bushido. - Author: Inazo Nitobe
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#61. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#62. Chick Hearn was my favorite broadcaster ever - he's the one who taught me to think basketball, how to love basketball. - Author: Bill Walton
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#63. As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#64. When illusions are shattered by truth, talent is set free. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#65. Life is a thing to be experienced; not merely tolerated. - Author: A.L. Hearn
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#66. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#67. There is no Hell, other than that which men make on earth. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#68. Perhaps, after trillions of ages burning in different dynasties of suns, the very best of me may come together again. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#69. In order to comprehend the beauty of a Japanese garden, it is necessary to understand - or at least to learn to understand - the beauty of stone. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#70. They reminded me of the people of my village, their indomitable spirit in the face of disaster, their unshakable belief that no matter what might befall them, life was basically good and the world benign. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#71. Outcome of the present struggle between Russia and Japan, its significance lies in the fact that a nation of the East, equipped with Western weapons and girding itself with Western energy of will, is deliberately measuring strength against one of - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#72. It was in this atmosphere of war, heroism, and controversy that my wife's grandmother, Johanna Boel Sigurdardottir, met and fell in love with Samuel Emmett Hearn Jr. He was a gallant soldier, and she was a natural beauty. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#73. The best way is to be strong enough to make your enemy think twice about attacking you, yet not so aggressive that he feels threatened. Keep your sword sheathed as long as you can, but once it is unsheathed, use it without hesitation. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#74. The dollar that's being paid the players has hurt the game. The players take advantage of coaches. The players' attitude is, "I make more than you, so don't tell me what to do." - Author: Chick Hearn
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#75. For someone who made such an enormous contribution to American literature, Mark Twain has been the subject of many books but few major biographies. - Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
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#76. It is true that short forms of poetry have been cultivated in the Far East more than in modern Europe; but in all European literature short forms of poetry are to be found - indeed quite as short as anything in Japanese. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#77. The great principle of Western society is that competition rules here as it rules in everything else. The best man - that is to say, the strongest and cleverest - is likely to get the best woman, in the sense of the most beautiful person. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#78. Any idealism is a proper subject for art. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#79. The poet or the story-teller who cannot give the reader a little ghostly pleasure at times never can be either a really great writer or a great thinker. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#80. She entered a state where prayer and poetry became one and the everyday world seemed full of holiness and significance. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#81. I am not made for despair - Author: Lian Hearn
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#82. Recycle the body through fire; scatter the remains back into the earth. - Author: Denis Hearn
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#83. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#84. But I confess that "my mind to me a kingdom is"
not! Rather it is a fantastical republic, daily troubled by more revolutions than ever occurred in South America ... - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#85. I guess I never grew up. I was still reading kids' books in high school and college. I was always interested in writing or illustrating children's books, and I started collecting out-of-print books when I was about 10 years old. - Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
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#86. Whatever doubts or vexations one has in Japan, it is only necessary to ask one's self: Well, who are the best people to live with? - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#87. Shame, however, was what I felt seeping through me as though it stained my white bones black. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#88. 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. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#89. Players are spoiled by charter airplanes, the finest hotels, a big per diem every day. - Author: Chick Hearn
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#90. Times are not good here. The city is crumbling into ashes. It has been buried under taxes and frauds and maladministrations so that it has become a study for archaeologists ... but it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the whole state of Ohio. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#91. I miss the days when I was alone with my characters and no one else knew them except me. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#92. The game's in the refrigerator, the door's closed, the light's out, the eggs are cooling, the butter's getting hard and the Jell-O's jiggling, - Author: Chick Hearn
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#93. Frank Baum knew at once he had written something special when he completed 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.' - Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
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#94. Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#95. One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#96. Most people can't talk as fast as I do. I'm not proud of that. That's God-given. - Author: Chick Hearn
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#97. At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#98. You should never despise people because they haven't had your opportunities. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#99. Death comes suddenly and life is fragile and brief. No one can alter this either by prayers or spells. - Author: Lian Hearn
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