Odysseas Elytis Quotes

If you deconstruct Greece, you will in the end see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain. That is, with as much, you reconstruct her.

Know that, as in life, there is much that many have looked upon but few have seen because, as my father told me and his father told him, you will come to learn a great deal if you study the insignificant in depth.

You’ll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

Odysseas Elytis

Bliss is not subtractbale.

If a seperate personal Paradise exists for each of us mine must irreparably be planted with trees of words which the wind silvers like poplars, by people who see their confiscated justice given back, and by birds that even in the midst of the truth of death insist on singing in Greek and saying, eros, eros, eros.

The purpose that you were created Man is exactly this: to prove, you too, with your life and with your work that everything can and should be done without any purpose. To be accomplished as the entire creation is accomplished.

Fantastic truths perish slower… Sappho’s moon will survive the moon of Armstrong. Different computations are necessary.

Odysseas Elytis

We need a legal code that develops like our skin during our growing years. Something both youthful and strong… So what we humans birth might surpass without oppressing us.