Nizar Qabbani Famous Quotes & Sayings

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47 Nizar Qabbani Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Nizar Qabbani Sayings: In the summer I stretch out on the shore And think of you. Had I In the summer I stretch out on the shore And think of you. Had I told the sea What I felt for you, It would have left its shores, Its shells, Its fish, And followed me.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Our shouting is louder than our actions,Our swords are taller than us,This is our tragedy.In 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
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Life doesn't stop after losing someone, but it goes on without them differently. Life doesn't stop after losing someone, but it goes on without them differently.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: We killed you and it was not new for us, we killed the companions of We killed you and it was not new for us, we killed the companions of the Prophet and the friends of God. O how many Messengers did we slay? O how many imams? We killed you and you prayed the night prayer, as all of our days are struggle - and all of our days are Karbala.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Some are like the Moon, good looking, but only when they're away from you. Some are like the Moon, good looking, but only when they're away from you.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: The sword has spoke the truth - in authority and wisdom - only the sword The sword has spoke the truth - in authority and wisdom - only the sword O Damascus is certain!
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Because my love for you is beyond words, I decided to shut up. Because my love for you is beyond words, I decided to shut up.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: The word is a bouncing ball The ruler throws from his balcony. The word has 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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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Your love taught me to grieve and I have been needing, for centuries a woman Your love taught me to grieve and I have been needing, for centuries a woman to make me grieve for a woman, to cry upon her arms like a sparrow for a woman to gather my pieces like shards of broken crystal
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: During times of war.I want to say:I only love you,And I cling you,Like the peel During times of war.
I want to say:
I only love you,
And I cling you,
Like the peel clings to a pomegranate,
Like the tear clings to the eye,
Like the knife clings to the wound.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: We praise like frogs, Swear like frogs, Turn midgets into heroes, and heroes into scum: We praise like frogs, Swear like frogs, Turn midgets into heroes, and heroes into scum: We never stop and think.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: The female doesn't want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, The female doesn't want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, she wants a man who understands her eyes if she gets sad, and points to his chest and say : 'Here is your home country.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Arab children, Corn ears of the future, You will break our chains, Kill the opium Arab children, Corn ears of the future, You will break our chains, Kill the opium in our heads, Kill the illusions. Arab children, Don't read about our suffocated generation, We are a hopeless case. We are as worthless as a water-melon rind. Dont read about us, Dont ape us, Dont accept us, Dont accept our ideas, We are a nation of crooks and jugglers. Arab children, Spring rain, Corn ears of the future, You are the generation That will overcome defeat.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: In the end, forgetting is nothing but turning a page in the book of life. In the end, forgetting is nothing but turning a page in the book of life. It may seem an easy matter, but as long as you can't tear it, you will keep on stumbling upon it between each season of your life.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Days will pass, and you'll abandon things you were addicted to, and leave someone, and Days will pass, and you'll abandon things you were addicted to, and leave someone, and cancel a dream, and finally, accept a reality.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Light is more important than the lantern,The poem more important than the notebook Light is more important than the lantern,
The poem more important than the notebook
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Don't love deeply, till you make sure that the other part loves you with the Don't love deeply, till you make sure that the other part loves you with the same depth, because the depth of your love today, is the depth of your wound tomorrow.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: My Master ... Say all you wish of me.It does not matter to me:Shallow.. Stupid.. My Master ...
Say all you wish of me.
It does not matter to me:Shallow.. Stupid.. Crazy.. Simple minded.
It does not concern me anymore.
For whoever writes about her concerns.
in the logic of Men is called
a stupid woman.
and didn't I tell you in the beginning
that I am a stupid woman?
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: tell me even though lies soft wordsit was about to kill me with you that tell me even though lies soft words
it was about to kill me with you that statue

i still in the art of love a baby
between us seas and mountains

you still can't understand
that all men are babies

so if i stood before your love quietly
then quietness in the love is love

our words in love are killing our love
and letters are dying after they're said

love stories may drive you crazy
cause its all full of fantasies

love is not a story,my dear
where the stars marry each other by the end

its to get hot blooded for anything silly
it's our misery, it's our killing doubting

it's this hand that assassin us
and we accept that hand that assassin
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: And the writing is still : to you, with you, about you, because of you And the writing is still : to you, with you, about you, because of you and for you.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Before you came the world was prose. Now poetry is born. Before you came
the world was prose.
Now poetry is born.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: We need an angry generation, A generation to plow the horizons We need an angry generation, A generation to plow the horizons
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: What we feel is beyond words. We should be ashamed of our poems. What we feel is beyond words. We should be ashamed of our poems.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Dive into the sea, or stay away Dive into the sea, or stay away
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Every time I kiss youAfter a long separationI feelI am putting a hurried love letterIn Every time I kiss you
After a long separation
I feel
I am putting a hurried love letter
In a red mailbox.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: When I wiped you from the book of memory, I did not know I was When I wiped you from the book of memory, I did not know I was striking out half my life
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Had I told the sea what I felt for you, it would have left its Had I told the sea what I felt for you, it would have left its shores, its shells, its fish, and followed me.
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Nizar Qabbani Sayings: We are a thick skinned people with emtpy souls. We spend our days playing dice, We are a thick skinned people with emtpy souls. We spend our days playing dice, chess, or sleeping - and we say we are the best people that ever came to mankind?
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Our enemies did not cross our borders They crept through our weaknesses like ants. Our enemies did not cross our borders They crept through our weaknesses like ants.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Love in the Arab world is like a prisoner, and I want to set (it) Love in the Arab world is like a prisoner, and I want to set (it) free. I want to free the Arab soul, sense and body with my poetry. The relationships between men and women in our society are not healthy.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: When a man is in love how can he use old words? Should a woman When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
Should a woman
desiring her lover
lie down with
grammarians and linguists?
I said nothing
to the woman I loved
but gathered
love's adjectives into a suitcase
and fled from all languages.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: If you want to kill somebody, conquer his heart, Then leave slowly and leave them If you want to kill somebody, conquer his heart, Then leave slowly and leave them between death and madness.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: O Sultan, my master, if my clothes are ripped and torn it is because your O Sultan, my master, if my clothes are ripped and torn it is because your dogs with claws are allowed to tear me.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: My lover asks me: "What is the difference between me and the sky?" The difference, 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
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Kill him, then hug him. Men are more faithful when dead. Kill him, then hug him.
Men are more faithful when dead.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Don't lose a woman that has seen your flaws and still love you. Don't lose a woman that has seen your flaws and still love you.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: He who fights the destinies to stay with you,He who finds his life better beside He who fights the destinies to stay with you,
He who finds his life better beside you, and clings to you despite of all the events,
He who hates your sadness, and tires himself to put a smile on your face,
He who cries when you're away before smiling when you're here,
But God didn't decide that you'd stay with them despite of all this strugle,
Is the only one who deserves immortality in your memory.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: It's painful to listen to the barking of dogs. It's painful to listen to the barking of dogs.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: A tragedy, when a mature mind and a romantic heart are in the same body. A tragedy, when a mature mind and a romantic heart are in the same body.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: There is who loves you quietly, and respects you quietly, and wishes you privately, and There is who loves you quietly, and respects you quietly, and wishes you privately, and walks away when he sees you busy with someone other than him, and his ego restrains him from getting near you, and contents himself with the love for the sake of love
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: The most dangerous heart disease:strong memory The most dangerous heart disease:
strong memory
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Woman does not emerge from a man's rib, not ever, it's he who emerges from Woman does not emerge from a man's rib, not ever, it's he who emerges from her womb.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: There are some people that we didn't forget, but we don't smile any more when There are some people that we didn't forget, but we don't smile any more when they're mentioned.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: And I fear that my place gets taken by some other one, very lucky and And I fear that my place gets taken by some other one, very lucky and not too shy, who flirts with your eyes while I'm the one who's crazy about them.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: We lost the war and it is not a surprise because we entered it with We lost the war and it is not a surprise because we entered it with everything Eastern of the illusions of speeches. We invoke Antar and yet cannot slay a fly, because we entered it with the logic of the reed and the flute.
Nizar Qabbani Sayings: Never believe a man can change a womanthose men are pretenderswho thinkthat they created womenfrom 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 Sayings: I gave you my whole when I could only give the quarter. And you kept I gave you my whole when I could only give the quarter. And you kept your half from me when you could give your double.