Leonard Cohen


Leonard Cohen Quotes

  • ''A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.''
    Leonard Cohen (b. 1934), Canadian singer, poet, novelist. The Favourite Game, bk. 3, ch. 8 (1963).
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  • ''In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.''
    Leonard Cohen (b. 1934), Canadian singer, poet, novelist. The Favourite Game, bk. 3, ch. 8 (1963).
  • ''Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.''
    Leonard Cohen (b. 1934), Canadian singer, poet, novelist. The Favourite Game, bk. 1, ch. 1 (1963).
  • ''I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.''
    Leonard Cohen (b. 1934), Canadian singer, poet, novelist. "The History of Them All," bk. 1, Beautiful Losers (1970).

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Best Poem of Leonard Cohen

Dance Me To The End Of Love

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in
Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove
Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love

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Take This Waltz

(After Lorca)

Now in Vienna there are ten pretty women.
There's a shoulder where death comes to cry.
There's a lobby with nine hundred windows.
There's a tree where the doves go to die.
There's a piece that was torn from the morning,
and it hangs in the Gallery of Frost—
Ay, ay ay ay

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