Five or nine quotes from Leonard Cohen (and a video, too).
“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.”
“Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as a secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.”
“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?”
“I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin."
“If you don't become the ocean, you'll be seasick every day.”
“Reality is one of the possibilities I cannot afford to ignore”
“The older I get, the surer I am that I’m not running the show.”
“My reputation as a ladies' man was a joke that caused me to laugh bitterly through the ten thousand nights I spent alone.”
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