The Wit And Wisdom Of Leonard Cohen

As important to poetry as he was the music, the late Leonard Cohen's words live on

"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in."

"How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?"

"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash."

"Here's to the few who forgive what you do, and the fewer who don't even care."

"Reality is one of the possibilities I cannot afford to ignore."

"My reputation as a ladies' man was a joke that caused me to laugh bitterly through the ten thousand nights I spent alone."

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"The older I get, the surer I am that I'm not running the show."

"It doesn't matter what you do because it's going to happen anyway."

"Deprivation is the mother of poetry."

"Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act."

"Love is the only engine of survival."