Pablo Neruda Quotes

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. Deny me bread, air, light, spring, but never your laughter for I would die. If nothing save us from death, at least love should save us from life. Laughter is the language of the soul. Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us. You are like nobody since I love you. So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me till then my windows ache. We need to sit on the rim of the well of darkness and fish for fallen light with patience. I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul. A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who does not play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who will miss terribly. Without doubt I praise the wild excellence. To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life. I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees. I love you this way because I don't know any other way of loving.

Pablo Neruda

1904 - 1973