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Nizar Qabbani Quotes

When I wiped you from the book of memory, I did not know I was striking out half my life
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Our shouting is louder than our actions,
Our swords are taller than us,
This is our tragedy.
In short
We wear the cape of civilisation
But our souls live in the stone age

— Nizar Qabbani

The most dangerous heart disease:
strong memory

— Nizar Qabbani

Never believe a man can change a woman
those men are pretenders
who think
that they created women
from one of their ribs

— Nizar Qabbani

When I wiped you from the book of memory, I did not know I was striking out half my life

— Nizar Qabbani

The sword has spoke the truth - in authority and wisdom - only the sword O Damascus is certain!

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My lover asks me: "What is the difference between me and the sky?" The difference, my love, Is that when you laugh, I forget about the sky

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Before you came
the world was prose.
Now poetry is born.

— Nizar Qabbani

Some are like the Moon, good looking, but only when they're away from you.

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We need an angry generation, A generation to plow the horizons

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Our enemies did not cross our borders They crept through our weaknesses like ants.

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We praise like frogs, Swear like frogs, Turn midgets into heroes, and heroes into scum: We never stop and think.

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The word is a bouncing ball The ruler throws from his balcony. The word has been a shot of morphine. Rulers calm their people with speeches.

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