Nikos Kazantzakis - Quotes

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In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free. ---->>>

I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed.

I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed.

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.

Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.

Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.

Everything in this world has a hidden meaning. ---->>>

There is only one woman in the world. One woman, with many faces. ---->>>

My entire soul is a cry, and all my work is a commentary on that cry. ---->>>

All my life, I struggled to stretch my mind to the breaking point, until it began to creak, in order to create a great thought which might be able to give a new meaning to life, a new meaning to death, and to console mankind.

All my life, I struggled to stretch my mind to the breaking point, until it began to creak, in order to create a great thought which might be able to give a new meaning to life, a new meaning to death, and to console mankind.

One of man's greatest obligations is anger.

One of man's greatest obligations is anger.

The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Greek
Born: February 18, 1883
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Die: 10-26, 1957
Occupation: Writer
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Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης [ˈnikos kazandˈzakis]; 18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer. Widely considered a giant of modern Greek literature, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in nine different years. Kazantzakis' novels included Zorba the Greek (published 1946 as Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas), Christ Recrucified (1948), Captain Michalis (1950, translated 'Freedom or Death), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1955) (wikipedia)