40 Leonard Cohen Quotes That Will Inspire You

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40 Best Leonard Cohen Quotes

1.”We are so lightly here. It is in love that we are made. In love we disappear.” – Leonard Cohen

2.”Show me slowly what I only know the limits of Dance me to the end of love” – Leonard Cohen

3.“Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as a secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.” – Leonard Cohen

4.”Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.” – Leonard Cohen

5.”A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.” – Leonard Cohen

6.”She was made of flesh and eyelashes.” – Leonard Cohen

7.”I’m planning a catastrophe.” – Leonard Cohen

8.”Deprivation is the mother of poetry.” – Leonard Cohen

9.”It’s a situation in which there are no alibis, excruciating most of the time… but it’s only in this situation that any kind of work can be done.” – Leonard Cohen

10.“My life was filled with great disorder, with chaos, and I achieved a little discipline there. So I decided to return to music.” – Leonard Cohen

11.”You go your way, I’ll go your way too” – Leonard Cohen

12.”We are ugly but we have the music.” – Leonard Cohen

13.”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.” – Leonard Cohen

14.”I have tried in my way to be free.” – Leonard Cohen

15.”first of all nothing will happen and a little later nothing will happen again” – Leonard Cohen

16.“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen

17.”Don’t call yourself a secret unless you mean to keep it.” – Leonard Cohen

18.”I have often prayed for you like this Let me have her” – Leonard Cohen

19.”Reality is one of the possibilities I cannot afford to ignore” – Leonard Cohen

20.”Never make a decision when you need to pee.” – Leonard Cohen

21.”Do not be a magician – be magic!” – Leonard Cohen

22.”If I knew where the good songs came from, I’d go there more often.” – Leonard Cohen

23.”Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen

24.“This is the most challenging activity that humans get into, which is love.” – Leonard Cohen

25.”Music is the emotional life of most people.” – Leonard Cohen

26.”Here’s to the few who forgive what you do, and the fewer who don’t even care” – Leonard Cohen

27.”If you don’t become the ocean, you’ll be seasick every day.” – Leonard Cohen

28.”The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” – Leonard Cohen

29.”As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armour themselves against wonder. ” – Leonard Cohen

30.”The older I get, the surer I am that I’m not running the show.” – Leonard Cohen

31.”It’s hard to hold the hand of anyone who is reaching for the sky just to surrender” – Leonard Cohen

32.”A kite is a victim you are sure of. You love it because it pulls.” – Leonard Cohen

33.”He knew that hair couldn’t feel; he kissed her hair.” – Leonard Cohen

34.”There is a war between the ones who say there is a war and the ones who say there isn’t.” – Leonard Cohen

35.”When you’re not feeling holy, your loneliness says that you’ve sinned. ” – Leonard Cohen

36.”Friend, when you speak this carefully I know it is because you don’t know what to say.” – Leonard Cohen

37. “You know, we have the sense that we cannot live without love, that life has very little meaning without it.” – Leonard Cohen

38.”Never close your eyes and jerk your head to one side when you talk about death.” – Leonard Cohen

39.”It doesn’t matter what you do because it’s going to happen anyway.” – Leonard Cohen

40.”Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows.” – Leonard Cohen

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