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Federico Garcia Lorca Quotes: My head is full of fire and grief and my tongue runs wild, pierced with shards of glass.
Federico Garcia Lorca Quote: At first glance, the rhythm may be confused with gaiety, but when you look more closely at the mechanism of social life and the painful slavery of both men and machines, you see that it is nothing but a kind of typical, empty anguish that makes even crime and gangs forgivable means of escape.
Quotes about Federico Garcia Lorca: The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.
Quote about Federico Garcia Lorca: While the poet wrestles with the horses on his brain and the sculptor wounds his eyes on the hard spark of alabaster, the dancer battles the air around her, air that threatens at any moment to destroy her harmony or to open huge open empty spaces where her rhythm will be annihilated.
Federico Garcia Lorca Sayings: What shall I say about poetry? What shall I say about those clouds, or about the sky? Look; look at them; look at it! And nothing more. Don't you understand anything about poetry? Leave that to the critics and the professors. For neither you, nor I, nor any poet knows what poetry is.
Federico Garcia Lorca Saying: The day that hunger is eradicated from the earth there will be the greatest spiritual explosion the world has ever known. Humanity cannot imagine the joy that will burst into the world.
Sayings about Federico Garcia Lorca: I'm afraid to be on this shore a trunk without limbs, and what I most regret is not to have flower, pulp, or clay for the worm of my suffering.
Saying about Federico Garcia Lorca: Adam & Eve. The serpent cracked the mirror in a thousand pieces, & the apple was his rock.
Federico Garcia Lorca Quotes: Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
Federico Garcia Lorca Quote: My tongue is pierced with glass.
Quotes about Federico Garcia Lorca: Death, lonely death, Beneath the withered leaves.
Quote about Federico Garcia Lorca: Everyone understands the pain that accompanies death, but genuine pain doesn't live in the spirit, nor in the air, nor in our lives, nor on these terraces of billowing smoke. The genuine pain that keeps everything awake is a tiny, infinite burn on the innocent eyes of other systems.
Federico Garcia Lorca Sayings: A nation that does not support and encourage its theater is - if not dead - dying; just as a theater that does not capture with laughter and tears the social and historical pulse, the drama of its people, the genuine color of the spiritual and natural landscape, has no right to call itself theater; but only a place for amusement.
Federico Garcia Lorca Saying: I've often lost myself, in order to find the burn that keeps everything awake
Sayings about Federico Garcia Lorca: If blue is dream what then innocence? What awaits the heart if Love bears no arrows?
Saying about Federico Garcia Lorca: The wounds were burning like suns at five in the afternoon, and the crowd broke the windows At five in the afternoon. Ah, that fatal five in the afternoon! It was five by all the clocks! It was five in the shade of the afternoon!
Federico Garcia Lorca Quotes: What matters most has an ultimate metallic quality of death. The chasuble and the wagon wheel, the razor and the prickly beards of shepherds, the bare moon, a fly, humid cupboards, rubble piles, the images of saints covered in lace, quicklime, and the wounding edges of the rooflines and watchtowers.
Quotes about Federico Garcia Lorca: At the heart of all great art is an essential melancholy.
Quote about Federico Garcia Lorca: Seville is a tower full of fine archers.... Under the arch of the sky, across the clear plain, she shoots the constant arrow of her river.