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We have a collection of 5 Poetry quotes from Tahar Ben Jelloun

"Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl." (ID 35080)

"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." (ID 35122)

"For me, poetry is a situation - a state of being, a way of facing life and facing history." (ID 35372)

"Poetry is not only a set of words which are chosen to relate to each other; it is something which goes much further than that to provide a glimpse of our vision of the world." (ID 35376)

"Poetry is a form of mathematics, a highly rigorous relationship with words." (ID 35398)

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