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Pablo Neruda
(1904-1973) born on
Jul 12
Chilean poet, diplomat, Marxist. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971 and the Lenin Prize for Peace in 1953; wrote "Residence on Earth-Nobel," 1971.
         
   
F
Now, on the road to freedom, I was pausing for a moment near Temuco and could hear the voice of the water that had taught me to sing.

R
Now I don't know which way to be. Absent-minded or respectful.
A
Latin America is very fond of the word "hope." We like to be called the "continent of hope." Candidates for deputy, senator, president, call themselves "candidates of hope."
N
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.
K
A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On view of his childhood home of Temuco, Argentina, as he fled a new political regime in Chile, in "Wall Street Journal," 14 Nov 1985.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: "Memoirs," ch. 11, 1974; tr. 1977.
N: On view of his childhood; in "Wall Street Journal," 14 Nov 1985.
K: "Memoirs," ch. 11, 1974; tr. 1977.
   


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