Lian Hearn: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Lian Hearn Quotes 

Lian Hearn, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Lian Hearn quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Lian Hearn’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Lian Hearn made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites:

About Lian Hearn 

More than four million copies of Lian Hearn’s Tales of the Otori series, set in an imagined feudal Japan, have been sold worldwide and translated into almost forty languages. There are five volumes of the series: ACROSS THE NIGHTINGALE FLOOR, GRASS FOR HIS PILLOW, BRILLIANCE OF THE MOON, THE HARSH CRY OF THE HERON, and HEAVEN’S NET IS WIDE. The series was followed by two standalone novels, BLOSSOMS AND SHADOWS and THE STORYTELLER AND HIS THREE DAUGHTERS, also set in Japan.

Born: August 29, 1942, Potten End, Hertfordshire, The United Kingdom
Twitter: LianHearn
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy

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Popular Quotes

“I am not made for despair”
― Lian Hearn

 “It’s what you do to yourself when you go mad with rage. You have no idea how much you can hurt yourself with your own strength.”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

“But just as the river is always at the door, so is the world always outside. And it is in the world that we have to live.”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

 “Death comes suddenly and life is fragile and brief. No one can alter this either by prayers or spells.”
― Lian Hearn, Grass for His Pillow

 “The painter had achieved what we would all like to do: capture time and make it stand still”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

 “The less people think of you, the more they will reveal to you or in your presence.”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

“How was it possible for the world to be so beautiful and so cruel at the same time?”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

 “It’s like a spell. It’s so strong I can’t fight it. Is love always like this?”
― Lian Hearn, Brilliance of the Moon

“I believe the test of government is the contentment of the people.”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

“When illusions are shattered by truth, talent is set free.”
― Lian Hearn, Across the Nightingale Floor

10 Famous Quotes by Author Lian Hearn

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Lian Hearn quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Lian Hearn quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Lian Hearn. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Lian Hearn quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Lian Hearn Quote 

“…What does the blessing of heaven mean? We know the kirin is just an animal, not a mythical creature.”
It has become a symbol now…. That is the way human beings deal with the world.”
― Lian Hearn, The Harsh Cry of the Heron

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Also see: Libba Bray’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

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