Before you get into the greatness of Pablo Neruda, did you know that the finest Chilean poet-diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda wasn’t actually born as Neruda? Yes, as strange as it may seem to be Pablo Neruda was the pen name of Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. Pablo Neruda was an innate poet, born with the inherent talent for writing. He wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems. It was for his inborn and inherent talent for writing that he was counted amongst the greatest poets of the 20th century. Other than being a poet, Neruda was a noted politician and occupied several diplomatic positions in his lifetime, serving a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party. In his works, Pablo Neruda always envisioned a happier future that had all things bright and gay. Same was seen in his quotes wherein he gave a sneak peek at life’s little joys and greater truths that are often ignored in the real day to day living. The rich collection of his legacy in his quotes touch various aspects of life such as love, hope, desire, truth, faith, religion, politics, meaning of life and so on. Here’s presenting some interesting quotes by Pablo Neruda that will surely make you rethink your view of the world.