Best Quotes by Nikos Kazantzakis (Top 10)

  1. I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.
  2. True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown.
  3. The only thing I know is this: I am full of wounds and still standing on my feet.
  4. A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
  5. Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
  6. I was happy, I knew that. While experiencing happiness, we have difficulty in being conscious of it. Only when the happiness is past and we look back on it do we suddenly realize - sometimes with astonishment - how happy we had been.
  7. I said to the almond tree, 'Sister, speak to me of God.' And the almond tree blossomed.
  8. You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go.
  9. You can knock on a deaf man's door forever.
  10. How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart.

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