Nikos Kazantzakis — Greek Writer born on February 18, 1883, died on October 26, 1957

Nikos Kazantzakis was a 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, based on the novel. He gained renewed fame with the 1988 Martin Scorsese adaptation of his book The Last Temptation of Christ... (wikipedia)

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
All my life, I struggled to stretch my mind to the breaking point, until it began to creak, in order to create a great thought which might be able to give a new meaning to life, a new meaning to death, and to console mankind.