Facts about Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen is a famous Musician from Canada, he/she is 82 years old and still alive, born September 21, 1934.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Leonard, under the main topic Poetry.

Related authors: Phyllis Gotlieb

Famous quotes by Leonard Cohen (15)


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"The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world"
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"In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress"
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"Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh"
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"Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act"
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"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash"
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"A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love"
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"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself"
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"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in"
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"The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape"
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"I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face"
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"Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered"
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"Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true"
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"Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity"
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"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"
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"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash"


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