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Solomon Ibn Gabirol
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Born: 1021

Died: 1058 (aged 37)

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Solomon ibn Gabirol, also Solomon ben Judah, was an Andalusian Hebrew poet and Jewish philosopher with a Neoplatonic bent. He was born in Málaga about 1021; died about 1058 in Valencia.

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You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.

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