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Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: On this earth there is that which deserves On this earth there is that which deserves life. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Had I known you, I would have possessed Had I known you, I would have possessed you, and had you known me, you would have possessed me. But then you and I would not be. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: When a writer declares that his first book When a writer declares that his first book is his best, that is bad. I progress successively from book to book. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: And I tell myself, a moon will rise And I tell myself, a moon will rise from my darkness. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: If you live, live free or die like If you live, live free
or die like the trees, standing up. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Far away, our dreams have nothing to do Far away, our dreams have nothing to do with what we do. The wind carries the night, and passes on, aimless. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: We see them oiling their weapons to kill We see them oiling their weapons to kill the gryphon they think is hiding in our hen coop. And we cannot help laughing. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The long road has drained me of all The long road has drained me of all feelings and expectations. I don't feel a thing or expect anything now. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The stars had only one task: they taught The stars had only one task: they taught me how to read.
They taught me I had a language in heaven
and another language on earth. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: We suffer from an incurable malady: Hope. We suffer from an incurable malady: Hope. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: And you became like the coffee, In the And you became like the coffee,
In the deliciousness,
and the bitterness
and the addiction. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I have learned and dismantled all the words I have learned and dismantled all the words in order to draw from them a
single word: Home. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: She does not love you. Your metaphors thrill She does not love you. Your metaphors thrill her you are her poet. But that's all there's to it. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: If there must be a moon, let it If there must be a moon, let it be high,
a high moon made in Baghdad, neither Arab, nor Persian,
nor claimed by the goddesses all around us. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The poem is in my hands, and can The poem is in my hands, and can run stories through her hands. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I never wanted children; maybe I'm afraid of I never wanted children; maybe I'm afraid of responsibility. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Maybe the moon is beautiful only because it Maybe the moon is beautiful only because it is far. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: because you are die surface of my sky. because you are die surface of my sky.
My body is the land,
the place for you...
the pigeons fly
the pigeons come down... — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: we Do as the ascendants to GOD ; we Do as the ascendants to GOD ; the prisoners and the unemployeds Do , we Forget the Pain & Raise Hope ~ — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: My homeland is not a suitcase, and I My homeland is not a suitcase, and I am no traveller — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: To be under occupation, to be under siege, To be under occupation, to be under siege, is not a good inspiration for poetry. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Life defined only as the opposite of death Life defined only as the opposite of death is not life. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I believe in the power of poetry, which I believe in the power of poetry, which gives me reasons to look ahead and identify a glint of light. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The days have taught you not to trust The days have taught you not to trust happiness because it hurts when it deceives. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: She drew awayfrom her shadow,so lightening would pass She drew away
from her shadow,so lightening would pass between the two
like a stranger passes through his poem — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: May poetry and God's name have mercy on May poetry and God's name have mercy on us! — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: For me it is essential, essential for the For me it is essential, essential for the poet to have a new toast, new songs. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Perhaps death is a metaphor to remind us Perhaps death is a metaphor to remind us of a secret of life we failed to notice. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I am here. Anything more than that is I am here. Anything more than that is rumor and slander — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I see poetry as spiritual medicine. I see poetry as spiritual medicine. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Where can I free myself of the homeland Where can I free myself of the homeland in my body? — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: If the Olive Trees knew the hands that If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them, Their Oil would become Tears. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I am not a lover of Israel, of I am not a lover of Israel, of course. I have no reason to be. But I don't hate Jews. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The metaphor for Palestine is stronger than the The metaphor for Palestine is stronger than the Palestine of reality. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: For the Arabs in Israel there is always For the Arabs in Israel there is always a tension between nationality and identity. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Poetry and beauty are always making peace. When Poetry and beauty are always making peace. When you read something beautiful you find coexistence; it breaks walls down. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: In Damascus:poems become diaphanousThey're neither sensualnor intellectualthey are In Damascus:
poems become diaphanous
They're neither sensual
nor intellectual
they are what echo says
to echo ... — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: No night is long enough for us to No night is long enough for us to dream twice. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: And if happiness should surprise you again, do And if happiness should surprise you again, do not mention its previous betrayal.
Enter into the happiness, and burst. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The only paradise we know through our senses The only paradise we know through our senses and intuition is that of the beloved, and the only hell, disappointment in love. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Palestinian people are in love with life. Palestinian people are in love with life. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I don't decide to represent anything except myself. I don't decide to represent anything except myself. But that self is full of collective memory. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The importance of poetry is not measured, finally, The importance of poetry is not measured, finally, by what the poet says but by how he says it. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I love women whose hidden desires make horses I love women whose hidden desires make horses put an end to their lives at the threshold — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: So let there be prose. There must be So let there be prose.
There must be a divine prose for the Prophet to triumph — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Nothing is harder on the soul, than the Nothing is harder on the soul, than the smell of dreams, while they're evaporating. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Nothing, nothing justifies terrorism. Nothing, nothing justifies terrorism. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Standing here, staying here, permanent here, eternal here, Standing here, staying here, permanent here, eternal here, and we have one goal, one, one: to be. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: This peace will leave us as a cluster This peace will leave us as a cluster of dust ... — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Exile is more than a geographical concept. You Exile is more than a geographical concept. You can be an exile in your homeland, in your own house, in a room. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Words are a homeland. Words are a homeland. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: When I passed the age of 50, I When I passed the age of 50, I learned how to control my emotions. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: My love, I fear the silence of your My love, I fear the silence of your hands. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I want to find a language that transforms I want to find a language that transforms language itself into steel for the spirit
a language to use against these sparkling insects, these jets. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: We journey towards a home that does not We journey towards a home that does not halo our head with a special sun.
Mythical women applaud us. A sea for us, a sea against us. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: One day, I will be a poet. Water One day, I will be a poet. Water will depend on my visions. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: I leave the other side of my life I leave the other side of my life where it wants to stay, and follow the
remainder of my life in search of the other side of it. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The image of love reveals itself there; in The image of love reveals itself there; in a profoundly present absence. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: The Arabs are ready to accept a strong The Arabs are ready to accept a strong Israel with nuclear arms - all it has to do is open the gates of its fortress and make peace. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: History laughs at both the victim and the History laughs at both the victim and the aggressor. — Mahmoud Darwish
Darwish Quotes By Mahmoud Darwish: Without hope we are lost. Without hope we are lost. — Mahmoud Darwish