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Consolation in Failure – “An Artist of the Floating World” – Kazuo Ishiguro

October 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Japan, Japanese, Literature, Philosophy

If one has failed only where others have not had the courage or will to try, there is a consolation – indeed, a deep satisfaction – to be gained from this observation when looking back over one’s life.

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