Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz

Poetry, in the past, was the center of our society, but with modernity it has retreated to the outskirts. I think the exile of poetry is also the exile of the best of humankind.More Octavio Paz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My body, plowed by your body, will turn into a field where one is sown and a hundred reaped.More Octavio Paz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ideal of a single civilization for everyone, implicit in the cult of progress and technique, impoverishes and mutilates usMore Octavio Paz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The North American system only wants to consider the positive aspects of reality. Men and women are subjected from childhood to an inexorable process of adaptation; certain principles, contained in brief formulas are endlessly repeated by the Press, the radio, the churches, and the schools, and by those kindly, sinister beings, the North American mothers and wives. A person imprisoned by these schemes is like a plant in a flowerpot too small for it: he cannot grow or mature.More Octavio Paz quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The universe unfolds in the body, which is its mirror and its creature.More Octavio Paz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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