Pablo Neruda Quotes

“I love you as one loves certain dark things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.”
― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets
“In the eyes of mourning the land of dreams begins.”
― Pablo Neruda
“I dont want to go on being a root in the dark, vacillating, stretched out, shivering with sleep, downward, in the soaked guts of the earth, absorbing and thinking, eating each day.”
“I like on the table, when were speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.”
“By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness”
“I love all things, not only the grand but the infinitely small: thimble, spurs, plates, flower vases.....”
“Like a jar you housed infinite tenderness And the infinite tenderness shattered you like a jar.”
“How much does a man live, after all?/ Does he live a thousand days, or one only? For a week, or for several centuries?/ How long does a man spend dying?/ What does it mean to say for ever? ”
― Pablo Neruda
“I have forgotten your love, yet I seem to glimpse you in every window.”
“I don’t love you as if you were the salt-rose, topaz or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.”