Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes & Sayings

48 most famous Tahar Ben Jelloun quotes and sayings (poet). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“The power of the word in Morocco belonged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“I love life in spite of all that mars it. I love friendship, jokes and laughter.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“In the Arab world, there is no link between the cultural habits of peoples and the ways of thinking and creating of modern intellectuals. They are two separate worlds.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“Be vigilant, for nothing one achieves lasts forever.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“For me, poetry is a situation - a state of being, a way of facing life and facing history.”
Tahar Ben Jelloun Quotes
“In Morocco, it's possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.”

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