segunda-feira, 26 de janeiro de 2009

Leonard Cohen



"A lot of those songs were the response to what struck me a beauty, whatever that curious emanation from a being, or an object, a situation, or a landscape. You know, that had a very powerful effect on me, as it does on everyone. And I prayed to have some response to the things that were so clearly beautiful to me, and they were alive. "
Leonard Cohen, no vídeo “I’m Your Man"

"You run through your top ten erotic fantasies, ambition fantasies, revenge fantasies, global ratification fantasies. You run through them all until you bore yourself to death, basically, and the faculty that produces opinions and snap judgments and dunrealistic scenarios for your own prominence, after you run through them for a number of years, they cease to have charge. They bore themselves into non-existence. You see them as versions from another kind of intimacy that you become more interested in–and that is what Socrates said: Know Thyself"
Entrevista a Leonard Cohen por Sarah Hampson (Shambala Sun)

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