Quotations by Giorgos Seferis

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Born: Tuesday, March 13, 1900
Died: Monday, September 20, 1971 (71 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Greek


Don't ask who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
- Giorgos Seferis
(Keywords: Life, Reading)

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
- Giorgos Seferis
(Keywords: Action, Cunning, Man, Pride, Will)

For poetry there exists neither large countries nor small. Its domain is in the heart of all men.
- Giorgos Seferis
(Keywords: Men, Poetry, Heart, Countries)

How can you dare teach a man to read until you've taught him everything else first?
- Giorgos Seferis
(Keywords: First, Man)

I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
- Giorgos Seferis
(Keywords: Greece, Living, Solidarity, Spirit, Today)







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