Octavio Paz Quotes

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Deserve your dream.
— Octavio Paz
Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing.


Touched by poetry, language is more fully language and at the same time is no longer language: it is a poem.


Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition.  Man is the only being who knows he is alone, and the only one who seeks out another.

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If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time.
— Octavio Paz

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