Leonard Cohen

A Quote by Leonard Cohen on fame, heart, pity, reality, suffering, and work

It's a pity if someone... has to console himself for the wreck of his days with the notion that somehow his voice, his work embodies the deepest, most obscure, freshest, rawest oyster of reality in the unfathomable refrigerator of the heart's ocean, but I am such a one, and there you have it. ... It is really amazing how famous I am to those few who truly comprehend what I'm about. I am the Voice of Suffering and I cannot be consoled

Leonard Cohen

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A Quote by Leonard Cohen

Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.

Leonard Cohen

Source: "Anthem"

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A Quote by Leonard Cohen on cities, goodbye, kiss, love, and sorrow

I loved you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm, your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy, golden storm, yes many loved before us, I know we are not new, in city and in forest they smiled like me and you, but now it's come to distances and both of us must try, your eyes are soft with sorrow, Hey, that's no way to say goodbye.

Leonard Cohen

Source: "Hey That's No Way to Say Goodbye"

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