Leonard Cohen quotes

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The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred ...
I have nothing against the Queen of England. Even in my heart I never resented her for not being Jackie Kennedy. She is, to my min ...
Israel, and you who call yourself Israel, the Church that calls itself Israel, and the revolt that calls itself Israel, and every ...
Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, ...
To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign g ...
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
It is painful to recall a past intensity, to estimate your distance from the Belsen heap, to make your peace with numbers. Just to ...
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will ...
History is a needle
for putting men asleep
anointed with the poison
Of all they want to keep.
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