Comments about Fernando Pessoa
AUMalta: AUM's Dr. John Pedro Schwartz has just had an article published in PESSOA PLURAL, the peer-reviewed academic journal devoted entirely to critical studies of the work of renowned Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa.
cryingclod: Maybe I should just die and leave with my homies Ricardo Reis e Fernando Pessoa..
iigae: “I’m exhausted from being so many things.”
— Fernando Pessoa
madalenxx: Fernando Pessoa walked so miley could run
trilobite_1970: Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life. Fernando Pessoa
KDJupiter: "The word ‘heteronym’ he coined to differentiate it from ‘pseudonym’- so he took it to another level altogether" –
LiteratureTRO: I love how James Joyce looks like and english version of Fernando Pessoa and Fernando Pessoa looks like a portuguese version of James Joyce
mder3a: "I will be what I want to be. But I have to want whatever that is."
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet.
mamaiaf: y’all really don’t deserve Fernando Pessoa porra
atwulf: “In order to understand, I destroyed myself.”
— Fernando Pessoa
OscarOcerumen: “Because what I feel is different. It’s a life, not a belief … It’s not the skin but the heart.” - Fernando Pessoa (1880-1935), from “Senhor Silva“ (31 March 1934) in “Fernando Pessoa. A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe”, selected poems...
fraveris: Because what I feel is different.
It’s a life, not a belief …
It’s not the skin but the heart.
Fernando Pessoa (1880-1935) from “Senhor Silva“ (31 March 1934)
in “Fernando Pessoa.
Alberto Giacometti, Diego, 1950.
FilmScoresNow: Reading Fernando Pessoa's Book of Disquiet. He was a proper whinger.
taehynngz: Fernando Pessoa really said "let the kids be like me and have dor de pensar when reading my poems"
luis_olem: Fernando Pessoa would be proud
inacawl: I reflect, full of nil, and night is all.
My heart, which talks as it stays mute, still
Repeats its one-note torpor without feature
In shadow, in lucidity delirium,
And there’s no God, no self, even no Nature.
One’s own heartbreak had been a better sorrow.
BPLearner: Sometimes I want to be like Fernando Pessoa and just write, not a story, not a poem, but some random paragraphs that all together fill up a book with musings and vignettes. He wrote sort of memoirs, sort of prose poems, just paragraphs on this and that.
ClaR_Rocha: A Shrug Of The Shoulders by Fernando Pessoa (read by A Poetry Channel)
ToKnowTheGood: "My past is everything I failed to be." - Fernando Pessoa
NadaAbdelhamiid: "How many borrowed things I’ve used to go forward in the world!
How many borrowed things I’ve driven as if they were mine!
Alas, how much I myself am what I’ve borrowed!"
ktrishay: Fernando Pessoa, sweetie, you're killing me
CookingLisbon: Tram 28 Lisbon Food & Cultural Tour, you will visit the House Museum of the poet Fernando Pessoa
somequotesbot: "We are two abysses — a well staring at the sky." - Fernando Pessoa
ganesspaudel: "Reality is always
More or less
Than what we want.
Only we are always
Equal to ourselves."
-- Fernando Pessoa
g__e___: “Everything is theater.” ― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
olasaudade: Nothing knows me but the moment.
Even my memory is nothing, and I feel
That who I am and who I was
Are two contrasting dreams."
― Fernando Pessoa (tr. Edwin Honig)
HaidaralSalman1: I'm guessing
Because I hate him madly for the intensity of love
__Vow: I think that it’s absolutely absurd and unacceptable that anyone would have Fernando Pessoa mentioned to them and not instantly think of me.
chiarajil: Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.
MeSaare: "Santo António de Lisboa
Was a great preacher,
But it's because of St. Anthony
That the girls love you. "