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Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Just now I had a dream. I'll see Just now I had a dream. I'll see you again. I know it. Beneath the falls. Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: To Ryuji the smile seemed as brittle as To Ryuji the smile seemed as brittle as fine glass crystal and very dangerous Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys. Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: I had no taste for defeat - much I had no taste for defeat - much less victory - without a fight. Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Still, the loss of something is significant, and Still, the loss of something is significant, and I think that loss is the necessary source of a new manifestation. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: I was born with gloomy nature. I do I was born with gloomy nature. I do not think I have ever known what it is to be cheerful and at ease. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Better to be caught in sudden, complete catastrophe Better to be caught in sudden, complete catastrophe than to be gnawed by the cancer of imagination. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The cynicism that regards hero worship as comical The cynicism that regards hero worship as comical is always shadowed by a sense of physical inferiority — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: ...living is merely the chaos of existence... ...living is merely the chaos of existence... — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Otaguro's bosom heaved with an ineffable surge of Otaguro's bosom heaved with an ineffable surge of joy. "Every man is fighting," he murmured. "Every man. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The instant that the blade tore open his The instant that the blade tore open his flesh, the bright disk of the sun soared up and exploded behind his eyelids. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Is there not a sort of remorse that Is there not a sort of remorse that precedes sin? Was it remorse at the very fact that I existed? — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The period of childhood is a stage on The period of childhood is a stage on which time and space become entangled. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Nobody even imagines how well one can lie Nobody even imagines how well one can lie about the state of one's own heart. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: I still have no way to survive but I still have no way to survive but to keep writing one line, one more line, one more line ... — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Still immersed in his dream, he drank down Still immersed in his dream, he drank down the tepid tea. It tasted bitter. Glory, as anyone knows, is bitter stuff. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: All six of us are geniuses. And the All six of us are geniuses. And the world, as you know, is empty. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Perfect purity is possible if you turn your Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry written with a splash of blood. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Actually the action called a kiss represented nothing Actually the action called a kiss represented nothing more for me than some place where my spirit could seek shelter. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: We live in an age in which there We live in an age in which there is no heroic death. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: For an artist to do creative work, he For an artist to do creative work, he needs at once physical health and some physiomental ill health. He needs both serenity and gloom. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Possessing by letting go of things was a Possessing by letting go of things was a secret of ownership unknown to youth. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Again and again, the cicada's untiring cry pierced Again and again, the cicada's untiring cry pierced the sultry summer air like a needle at work on thick cotton cloth. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Other people must be destroyed. In order that Other people must be destroyed. In order that I might truly face the sun, the world itself must be destroyed ... — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: It is a common failing of childhood to It is a common failing of childhood to think that if one makes a hero out of a demon the demon will be satisfied. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Those words of my friend were like fertilizer Those words of my friend were like fertilizer poured over the poisonous weed of an idea deeply planted in me. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Somehow looked forward to death impatiently, with a Somehow looked forward to death impatiently, with a sweet expectation. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: I come out on the stage expecting the I come out on the stage expecting the audience to weep, and instead they burst out laughing. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: If the world changed, i could not exist, If the world changed, i could not exist, and if i changed, the world could not exist — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: A man may be hard to persuade by A man may be hard to persuade by rational argument while he is easily swayed by a display of passion, even if it is feigned. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: We all know that the world is empty We all know that the world is empty and that the important thing, the only thing, is to try to maintain order in that emptiness. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The measure of a woman's power is the The measure of a woman's power is the degree of suffering with which she can punish her lover. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Kensuke and his wife had, like all bored Kensuke and his wife had, like all bored people, a sense of kindness that was close to disease. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The perfectly ordinary girl and the great philosopher The perfectly ordinary girl and the great philosopher are alike: for both, the smallest triviality can become the vision that wipes out the world. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Everybody's the same. People are all the same. Everybody's the same. People are all the same. But it's the prerogative of youth to think it's not so. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Ever since then violent anticipation has always been Ever since then violent anticipation has always been an anguish rather than joy for me. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Man does not live simply in order to Man does not live simply in order to die. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Quite possibly, what I call happiness may coincide Quite possibly, what I call happiness may coincide with what others call the moment of imminent danger — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: You're not human. You're a being who is You're not human. You're a being who is incapable of social intercourse. You're nothing but a creature, non-human and somehow strangely pathetic. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: It seems to me that before the photograph It seems to me that before the photograph can exist as art it must, by its very nature choose whether it is to be a record or a testimony. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Let the darkness that is in my heart Let the darkness that is in my heart become equal to the darkness of the night that surrounds those innumerable lights! — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Human life is limited but I would like Human life is limited but I would like to live forever. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Beyond doubt, there was a certain splendor in Beyond doubt, there was a certain splendor in pain, which bore a deep affinity to the splendor that lies hidden within strength. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Prudery is a form of selfishness, a means Prudery is a form of selfishness, a means of self-protection made necessary by the strength of one's own desires. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: When silence is prolonged over a certain period When silence is prolonged over a certain period of time, it takes on new meaning. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: As long as you know I am waiting, As long as you know I am waiting, take your time flowers of the spring. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: He was like a husband so jealous that He was like a husband so jealous that he insists his wife have the very dreams he has. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: go-go hall on my way home from school. go-go hall on my way home from school. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Men had been living a proud life, having Men had been living a proud life, having felt no need for the spirit-until Christianity invented it. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The only people in this world I really The only people in this world I really trust are my fans - even if they do forget you so fast. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: It is a rather risky matter to discuss It is a rather risky matter to discuss a happiness that has no need of words. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: For clearly it is impossible to touch eternity For clearly it is impossible to touch eternity with one hand and life with the other. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: For me, beauty is always retreating from one's For me, beauty is always retreating from one's grasp: the only thing I consider important is what existed once, or ought to have existed. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: A person who has been seriously wounded does A person who has been seriously wounded does not demand that the bandages that save his life be clean. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: He felt that taking naps was much more He felt that taking naps was much more beneficial than confronting catastrophes. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: No human being can be so honest as No human being can be so honest as to become completely false. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: His emotion evident in the glitter of his His emotion evident in the glitter of his eyes. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: The special quality of hell is to see The special quality of hell is to see everything clearly down to the last detail. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: But this girl simply let my hands gather But this girl simply let my hands gather on her own small, plump hands, like flies gathering on someone who is taking a nap. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: There's the matter of picking the time. There's There's the matter of picking the time. There's such a thing as the favorable moment. Determination alone counts for nothing. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Only knowledge can turn life's unbearableness into a Only knowledge can turn life's unbearableness into a weapon. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: According to Eshin's Essentials of Salvation, the Ten According to Eshin's Essentials of Salvation, the Ten Pleasures are but a drop in the ocean when compared to the joys of the Pure Land. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: There is no virtue in curiosity. In fact, There is no virtue in curiosity. In fact, it might even be the most immoral desire a man can possess. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: At no time are we ever in such At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey, down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy with preparations for it. — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: Stutter, stutter! Stutter, stutter! — Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima Quotes By Yukio Mishima: I want to make a poem of my I want to make a poem of my life. — Yukio Mishima