Nikos Kazantzakis
FameRank: 6

"Nikos Kazantzakis" was a Greeks/Greek writer and philosopher, celebrated for his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. He became known globally after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek (film)/Zorba the Greek, based on the novel. He gained renewed fame with the 1988 Martin Scorsese The Last Temptation of Christ (film)/adaptation of his book The Last Temptation of Christ.

If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Nikos Kazantzakis on Wikipedia.

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

My entire soul is a cry, and all my work is a commentary on that cry.

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.

Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

I said to the almond tree, ''Friend, speak to me of God,'' and the almond tree blossomed.

Everything in this world has a hidden meaning.