From Leonard Cohen Considers the Poetic Mind. CBC Interview. 1966.
- “I’m not interested in posterity, which is a paltry form of eternity. I want to see the headlines… I’m not interested in an insurance plan for my work.” Leonard Cohen
- Q: After you’re gone, what would you want people to remember about you? Leonard Cohen Answers By Invoking Bob Hope Story
- Q: Will Leonard Cohen find any consolation in knowing that, long after he is gone, we will still hear him speaking to us “sweetly / from a window / in the Tower of Song?” Leonard Cohen: “None whatsoever.”
- “I could never locate that appetite for posterity within myself” Leonard Cohen
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted July 16, 2014 at DrHGuy.com.