Pablo Neruda Quotes
Born: July 12, 1904
Died: September 23, 1973
And when you appear all the rivers sound in my body, bells shake the sky, and a hymn fills the world.
To feel the affection that comes from those whom we do not know ... widens out the boundaries of our being, and unites all living things.
Love is brief: forgetting lasts so long.
I want to do for you what the spring does for the cherry trees
In the house of poetry nothing endures that is not written with blood to be heard with blood.
Love, what a long way, to arrive at a kiss.
I ask permission to be like everybody else,like the rest of the world and what's more, like anybody else:I beg you, with all my heart,if we are talking about me, since we are talking about me,please resist blasting the trumpet during my visitand resign yourselves to my quiet absence.
I am made of earth, and my song made of words.
And it follows that I am, because you are: it follows from 'you are', that I am, and we: and, because of love, you will, I will, we will, come to be.
We bear the sole, relentless tenderness.
Between lips and lips there are cities of great ash and moist summit, drops of when and how, vague comings and goings: between lips and lips as along a shore of sand and glass the wind passes.
I was the owner of my own darkness.
Love is short, but forgetting is long.
The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading.
The darkness of a day elapsed, of a day nourished with our sad blood.
When did the lemons learn the same creed as the sun?
As slippery as smooth grapes, words exploding in the light like dormant seeds waiting in the vaults of vocabulary, alive again, and giving life: once again the heart distills them.
The tomato offers its gift of fiery color and cool completeness.
...the best poet is the man who delivers our daily bread: the local baker....
I believed that the way passed through Man, and that it was from there that destiny had to emerge.