Octavio Paz Quotes and its meanings

Octavio Paz has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Art History Love Nature Poetry Wisdom

Octavio Paz Quotes Index

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What does Octavio Paz write about?

Octavio Paz has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, art, history, love, nature, poetry & wisdom. People always share Alone quotes, Art quotes, history, love, nature, poetry & wisdom from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Octavio Paz?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Octavio Paz.

  • Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
  • Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers... What we call art is a game.
  • Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.
  • Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
  • To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes to hear it is to see it with our ears.
  • Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.