Quotes of Lady Murasaki

“ The number of those who have nothing to recommend them and of those in whom nothing but good can be found is probably equal ”

- Lady Murasaki Shikibu

“ Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. ”

- Lady Murasaki Shikibu

“ The number of those who have nothing to recommend them and of those in whom nothing but good can be found is probably equal ”

- Lady Murasaki Shikibu

“ Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. ”

- Lady Murasaki Shikibu

“ Foolish indeed are those who trust to fortune. ”

- Lady Murasaki

“ Foolish indeed are those who trust to fortune. ”

- Lady Murasaki
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