Leonard Cohen Labels His Declaration That “There is only one achievement in life, and that’s the acceptance of your lot” An Oversimplification

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Kristine McKenna: I asked Leonard Cohen, “What’s your idea of an important achievement?”

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There is only one achievement in life, and that’s the acceptance of your lot.quotedown2

Leonard Cohen

 

From Certain Age by Ottessa Moshfegh & Kristine McKenna (Harper’s: April 2016)

Not So Fast

At a later date, Kristine McKenna asked Leonard about his response.

acceptFrom Eight Hours To Harry, Kristine McKenna (KCRW: Oct 1988)

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