” 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. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” 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. “



All 4 Lafcadio Hearn Quotes about Beautiful in picture


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.
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.
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.
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.