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Nikos Kazantzakis Quotes: Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea.
         

Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea.


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As I watched the seagulls, I thought, That's the road to take; find the absolute rhythm and follow it with absolute trust.

As I watched the seagulls, I thought, That's the road to take; find the absolute rhythm and follow it with absolute trust.



By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.



I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.



True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.

True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.



Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.



The only thing I know is this: I am full of wounds and still standing on my feet.

The only thing I know is this: I am full of wounds and still standing on my feet.



My soul comes from better worlds and I have an incurable homesickness of the stars.

My soul comes from better worlds and I have an incurable homesickness of the stars.



You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go.

You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go.



In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.



I said to the almond tree, 'Sister, speak to me of God.' And the almond tree blossomed.

I said to the almond tree, 'Sister, speak to me of God.' And the almond tree blossomed.





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Maybe not. But maybe that's how the world changes, Isaiah. One father, one child, at a time.



What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.



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Temptation is God's magnifying glass; it shows us how much work he has left to do in our lives.



Why do we work so hard to feel so terrible?

Why do we work so hard to feel so terrible?



Equality may be a right, but no power on earth can convert it into fact.

Equality may be a right, but no power on earth can convert it into fact.



The Greeks understood the mysterious power of the below things. They are the ones who gave us one of the most beautiful words in our language, the word enthusiasm.

The Greeks understood the mysterious power of the below things. They are the ones who gave us one of the most beautiful words in our language, the word enthusiasm.



I like playing a bit of golf. But, if people went around beating people to death with golf clubs, I'd say, 'Ban golf. I'll take up tennis'

I like playing a bit of golf. But, if people went around beating people to death with golf clubs, I'd say, 'Ban golf. I'll take up tennis'



There was a time when I thought I was doing a good thing with good guys for a good cause. Looking back, I think I really wanted to be a warrior.

There was a time when I thought I was doing a good thing with good guys for a good cause. Looking back, I think I really wanted to be a warrior.



One must always try to be as radical as reality itself.

One must always try to be as radical as reality itself.




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