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April 20, 2016 Leave a comment

 

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…a samurai is a total human being, whereas a man who is completely absorbed in his technical skill has degenerated into a ‘function’, one cog in a machine.

 
― Yukio Mishima

 

 

 

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March 25, 2016 Leave a comment

 

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Anything can become excusable when seen from the standpoint of the result.

 

― Yukio Mishima, The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

 

 

 

 

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February 1, 2016 Leave a comment

 

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That which proceeds from a man’s soul shall shape his soul; that which proceeds from his speech shall shape his speech, and deeds that proceed from his body shall shape his body.

 
― Yukio Mishima, Spring Snow: The Sea of Fertility

 

 

 

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Death Poem: Yukio Mishima

January 23, 2016 Leave a comment

 

Death Poem: Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima, 1956

 

 

A small night storm blows
Saying ‘falling is the essence of a flower’
Preceding those who hesitate

 

 

 

 

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