Ono no Komachi Quotes

  • A thing which fades
    With no outward sign -
    Is the flower
    Of the heart of man
    In this world!

    "Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-nineteenth Century" edited by Donald Keene, translated by Arthur Waley, Allen & Unwin, (p. 78), 1955.

Ono no Komachi

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