Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης; 18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer, celebrated for his novels which include Zorba the Greek (published 1946 as Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas), Christ Recrucified (1948), Captain Michalis (1950, translated 'Freedom or Death), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1955). He also wrote plays, travel books, memoirs and philosophical essays such as The Saviors of God: Spiritual Exercises. His fame was further spread in the English speaking world by cinematic adaptations of Zorba the Greek (1964) and The Last Temptation of Christ (1988).
Nikos Kazantzakis Quotes
Nikos Kazantzakis #Beauty
Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.
Nikos Kazantzakis #Change
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
Nikos Kazantzakis #Fear #Freedom #Hope
I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.
Nikos Kazantzakis #Fear
I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.
Nikos Kazantzakis #God
I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed.
Nikos Kazantzakis #Motivational
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Nikos Kazantzakis #Travel
Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.