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96 Pablo Neruda Quotes From The Famous Poet And Politician

Famous Pablo quotes from the Chilean poet, who is famous for his love poems

Pablo Neruda is an inspirational and famous, and outspoken, poet who won the Nobel prize for his literature work.

Pablo, born on 12 July 1904 in Chile, was a poet and a diplomat. Pablo was into politics, and his political career was with many up-downs.

Though he is a Chilean poet, he is well known worldwide for his works in literature. Pablo's original name is Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto, and Pablo Neruda is his pen name.

Most of the Pablo Neruda poems make you feel emotional and make you cry and are filled with love poetry. 'Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines' is one of his famous poems. The 'In walking around' poem is also his famous works. In this poem, the poet conveys that humans are into the rat race and always in want of something that other people have.

Here are the best Pablo Neruda quotes, including Pablo Neruda quotes in Spanish, to get yourself motivated to achieve big. If you need more quotes for a good read, check out [Octavio Paz quotes] and [quotes about poetry].

Famous Pablo Neruda Quotes/Poems

The message Pablo Neruda quotes pass through his poetry is very thoughtful and passionate. Neruda's 'Twenty Love' poems and a 'Song of Despair' (1924) are famous works that sold like hotcakes. Take a look at the following Pablo Neruda quotes.

1."Someday, somewhere — anywhere, unfailingly, you'll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life."

-Pablo Neruda.

2."You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming."

-Pablo Neruda.

3."Laughter is the language of the soul."

-Pablo Neruda.

4."Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air."

-Pablo Neruda.

5."When I got the chance I asked them a slew of questions. They offered to burn me; it was the only thing they knew."

-Pablo Neruda.

6."We are dust and to dust return. In the end we're neither air, nor fire, nor water, just dirt, neither more nor less, just dirt, and maybe some yellow flowers."

-Pablo Neruda.

7."And the verse falls to the soul like dew to the pasture."

-Pablo Neruda.

8."I am everybody and every time, I always call myself by your name."

-Pablo Neruda.

9."Every day you play with the light of the universe."

-Pablo Neruda.

10."Here I came to the very edge where nothing at all needs saying...and every day on the balcony of the sea wings open fire is born and everything is blue again like morning."

-Pablo Neruda.

11."Do you not see that the apple tree flowers only to die in the apple?"

-Pablo Neruda.

12."What did the tree learn from the earth to be able to talk with the sky?"

-Pablo Neruda.

13."Is there anything in the world sadder than a train standing in the rain?"

-Pablo Neruda.

14."Does he who is always waiting, suffer more than he who's never waited for anyone?"

-Pablo Neruda.

15."With which stars do they go on speaking, the rivers that never reach the sea?"

-Pablo Neruda.

16."Death is the stone into which our oblivion hardens."

-Pablo Neruda.

17."Give me your hand out of the depths sown by your sorrows."

-Pablo Neruda.

18."Do tears not yet spilled wait in small lakes?"

-Pablo Neruda.

19."Who writes your name in letters of smoke among the stars of the south? Oh let me remember you as you were before you existed."

-Pablo Neruda.

20."Give me silence, water, hope Give me struggle, iron, volcanoes."

-Pablo Neruda.

21."Give me, for my life, all lives, give me all the pain of everyone, I'm going to turn it into hope."

-Pablo Neruda.

22."I do not dare, I do not dare to write it if you die."

-Pablo Neruda.

23."Only do not forget, if I wake up crying it's only because in my dream I'm a lost child hunting through the leaves of the night for your hands...."

-Pablo Neruda.

24."Why is it so hard, the sweetness of the heart of the cherry? Is it because it must die or because it must carry on?"

-Pablo Neruda.

25."Sometimes a piece of sun burned like a coin in my hand."

-Pablo Neruda.

26."I need the sea because it teaches me."

-Pablo Neruda.

27."And what importance do I have in the courtroom of oblivion?"

-Pablo Neruda.

28."(Donde termina el arco iris, en tu alma o en el horizonte?) Where does the rainbow end, in your soul or on the horizon?"

-Pablo Neruda.

Love Quotes Pablo Neruda

Neruda famous quotes, says that love is so short but forgetting takes time.

Pablo Neruda's writing reflects love messages, romanticism, and emotional feelings. Here we are delighted to present the best love quotes from the Nobel prize winner Pablo Neruda. Enjoy these Pablo Neruda quotes on love.

29."Well, now, if little by little you stop loving me I shall stop loving you little by little."

-Pablo Neruda.

30."I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this…"

-Pablo Neruda.

31."If nothing saves us from death, at least love should save us from life."

-Pablo Neruda.

32."I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul."

-Pablo Neruda,'100 Love Sonnets'.

33." To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life."

-Pablo Neruda.

34."Don't go far off, not even for a day, because — because — I don't know how to say it: a day is long and I will be waiting for you, as in an empty station when the trains are parked off somewhere else, asleep."

-Pablo Neruda.

35."But I love your feet because they walked upon the earth and upon the wind and upon the waters, until they found me."

-Pablo Neruda.

36."Tonight I can write the saddest lines I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too."

-Pablo Neruda, 'Twenty Love Poems And A Song Of Despair.'

37."At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots entwined."

-Pablo Neruda.

38."Loving is a journey with water and with stars, with smothered air and abrupt storms of flour: loving is a clash of lightning-bolts and two bodies defeated by a single drop of honey."

-Pablo Neruda.

39."Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter."

-Pablo Neruda.

40."I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees."

-Pablo Neruda.

41."Love! Love until the night collapses!"

-Pablo Neruda.

42."Then love knew it was called love. And when I lifted my eyes to your name, suddenly your heart showed me my way."

-Pablo Neruda.

43."I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps."

-Pablo Neruda.

44."You are like nobody since I love you."

-Pablo Neruda.

45."In this part of the story I am the one who dies, the only one, and I will die of love because I love you, because I love you, Love, in fire and in blood."

-Pablo Neruda,'100 Love Sonnets.'

46."So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache."

-Pablo Neruda,'100 Love Sonnets'.

47."I am no longer in love with her, that's certain, but maybe I love her. Love is so short, forgetting is so long."

-Pablo Neruda, 'Twenty Love Poems And a Song Of Despair.'

48."I love you only because it's you the one I love; I hate you deeply, and hating you Bend to you, and the measure of my changing love for you Is that I do not see you but love you blindly."

-Pablo Neruda.

49."Love is not about property, diamonds and gifts. It is about sharing your very self with the world around you."

-Pablo Neruda.

50."Our love was born outside the walls, in the wind, in the night, in the earth, and that's why the clay and the flower, the mud and the roots know your name."

-Pablo Neruda.

51."I have named you queen. There are taller than you, taller. There are purer than you, purer. There are lovelier than you, lovelier. But you are the queen."

-Pablo Neruda.

52."The birds of night peck at the first stars that flash like my soul when I love you."

-Pablo Neruda.

53."Of all the fires, love is the only inexhaustible one."

-Pablo Neruda.

54."From sorrow to sorrow love crosses its islands and establishes roots that are watered by weeping."

-Pablo Neruda.

55."It was my destiny to love and say goodbye."

-Pablo Neruda.

56."Love is the mystery of water and a star."

-Pablo Neruda.

57."I have forgotten your love, yet I seem to glimpse you in every window."

-Pablo Neruda.

58."Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us."

-Pablo Neruda.

59."About me, nothing worse they will tell you, my love, than what I told you."

-Pablo Neruda.

60."In one kiss, you'll know all I haven't said."

-Pablo Neruda.

61."I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. To think I don't have her. To feel that I've lost her."

-Pablo Neruda.

Motivational Neruda Quotes/Poems

Pablo Neruda's poems are very emotional. They make you thoughtful and are also motivational. Here is the collection of inspirational Pablo Neruda quotes to make your day.

Pablo Neruda quotes from his poetry always brought insight into life.

62."A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly."

-Pablo Neruda.

63."Deny me bread, air, light, spring, but never your laughter for I would die."

-Pablo Neruda.

64."Only a burning patience will lead to the attainment of a splendid happiness."

-Pablo Neruda.

65."While I'm writing, I'm far away; and when I come back, I've gone."

-Pablo Neruda.

66."All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are."

-Pablo Neruda.

67."Everything is so alive, that I can be alive. Without moving I can see it all. In your life I see everything that lives."

-Pablo Neruda.

68."He who has nothing—it has been said many times—has nothing to lose but his chains."

-Pablo Neruda.

69."Sometimes I get up at dawn, and even my soul is wet."

-Pablo Neruda.

70."Your wide eyes are the only light I know from extinguished constellations."

-Pablo Neruda.

71."With your name on my mouth and a kiss that never broke away from yours."

-Pablo Neruda.

72."There were thirst and hunger, and you were the fruit. There were grief and the ruins, and you were the miracle."

-Pablo Neruda.

73."I love all things, not only the grand but the infinitely small: thimble, spurs, plates, flower vases....."

-Pablo Neruda.

74."Like a jar you housed infinite tenderness And the infinite tenderness shattered you like a jar."

-Pablo Neruda.

75."I like on the table, when we're speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine."

-Pablo Neruda.

76."In the eyes of mourning the land of dreams begins."

-Pablo Neruda.

77."And I watch my words from a long way off. They are more yours than mine. They climb on my old suffering like ivy."

-Pablo Neruda.

78."Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread."

-Pablo Neruda.

79."Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood."

-Pablo Neruda.

80."I want to see thirst In the syllables, Tough fire In the sound; Feel through the dark For the scream."

-Pablo Neruda.

81."Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly."

-Pablo Neruda.

82."I hunger for your sleek laugh and your hands the color of a furious harvest. I want to eat the sunbeams flaring in your beauty."

-Pablo Neruda.

83."In what language does rain fall over tormented cities?"

-Pablo Neruda.

84."It was at that age that poetry came in search of me."

-Pablo Neruda.

85."And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night that unites us."

-Pablo Neruda.

86."My feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping but I shall go on living."

-Pablo Neruda.

87."As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin."

-Pablo Neruda.

88."Perhaps the world can teach us as when everything seems dead but later proves to be alive."

-Pablo Neruda.

89."What does autumn go on paying for with so much yellow money?"

-Pablo Neruda.

90."Why do trees conceal the splendor of their roots?"

-Pablo Neruda.

91."For me writing is like breathing. I could not live without breathing and I could not live without writing."

-Pablo Neruda.

92."If suddenly you forget me do not look for me, for I shall already have forgotten you."

-Pablo Neruda.

93."The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty."

-Pablo Neruda.

94."The books that help you most are those which make you think the most."

-Pablo Neruda.

95."My soul is an empty carousel at sunset."

-Pablo Neruda.

96."By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness."

-Pablo Neruda.

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