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    And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: thoughts  wife 
     
    I've never regretted I was born too soon. I'm proud to be a child of the twentieth century. I'm satisfied to join its ranks on our side and fight for a new world.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: children  world  fight  child 
     
    We can only reach our goal amid bloodletting
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: goal 
     
    At eighteen you don't think about memories, you tell them.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: memory 
     
    At eighteen the heart shoots like a pebble from a slingshot and the head doesn't sit on the shoulder.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: heart 
     
    At eighteen you sleep without memories.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: memory  sleep 
     
    I'm only seven, although I died In Hiroshima long ago, I'm seven now as I was then - When children die, they do not grow.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: children  child  die 
     
    My country or the stars Or my youth, what's farthest?
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: youth  star 
     
    Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example - I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    Loneliness feels like prison.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: prison  loneliness 
     
    The life of man is long, perhaps longer than necessary Or perhaps it is shorter than necessary?
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: men 
     
    Looking at this insolent earth, you hear the first battle cry of our species- trap it under a rock and together, screaming, attack and destroy it, as if killing a mammoth.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: earth  battle 
     
    The strangest of our powers Is the courage to live Knowing that we will die, Knowing nothing more true.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: power  live  true  knowing  die  courage 
     
    We'll dive into the earth together. And if one day a wild flower finds water and springs up from that piece of earth, its stem will have two blooms for sure: one will be you, the other me.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: earth  wild  flowers  water 
     
    That's how it goes, my friend. The problem is not falling a captive, it's how to avoid surrender.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: friends  problem 
     
    When the light of the star which flows into my eyes as a drop of gold first pierced the darkness in space, there was not a single eye on earth looking at the sky.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: darkness  earth  star  eyes  space  sky 
     
    Separation isnt time or distance its the bridge between us finer than silk thread sharper than swords
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: time 
     
    However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
    tags: live  die 
     
    The most beautiful sea hasn't been crossed yet.The most beautiful child hasn't grown up yet.The most beautiful days we haven't seen yet.And the most beautiful words I wanted to tell youI haven't said yet.
    — Naz?m Hikmet
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