Zbigniew Herbert Quotes

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Zbigniew Herbert Quotes

Be courageous when the mind deceives you Be courageous In the final account only this is important
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No time to grieve for roses when the forests are burning.

— Zbigniew Herbert

Be courageous when the mind deceives you Be courageous In the final account only this is important

— Zbigniew Herbert

Even if we love someone very much, at times it happens that we forget about it.

— Zbigniew Herbert

I thank You Lord for creating the world beautiful and various and if this is Your seduction I am seduced for good and past all forgiveness

— Zbigniew Herbert

Inanimate objects are always correct and cannot, unfortunately, be reproached with anything. I have never observed a chair shift from one foot to another, or a bed rear on its hind legs. And tables, even when they are tired, will not dare to bend their knees. I suspect that objects do this from pedagogical considerations, to reprove us constantly for our instability.

— Zbigniew Herbert

And if the City falls and one survives
he shall carry the City within on the roads of exile
he shall be the City

— Zbigniew Herbert

Forgive me also that I didn't fight like Lord Byron for the happiness of captive peoples that I watched only risings of the moon and museums

— Zbigniew Herbert

The dead have need of fairy tales too.

— Zbigniew Herbert

Study the world's skin before you set out to look for its heart.

— Zbigniew Herbert

I turn to history not for lessons but to confront my experience with the experience of others and to win for myself a sense of responsibility for the state of the human conscience.

— Zbigniew Herbert

Zbigniew Herbert Quotes: I could write a treatise on the sudden
I could write a treatise on the sudden transformation of life into archaeology

— Zbigniew Herbert

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