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A novelist is a man who doesn't like his mother.


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I am at home everywhere, and nowhere. I am never a stranger and I never quite belong.



I saw Mussolini tirelessly contemplate a parade of thousands of young men.

I saw Mussolini tirelessly contemplate a parade of thousands of young men.



If each one of us could make just one other happy, the whole world would know happiness.

If each one of us could make just one other happy, the whole world would know happiness.



I'm a bit like a sponge. When I'm not writing I absorb life like water. When I write I squeeze the sponge a little - and out comes, not water but ink.

I'm a bit like a sponge. When I'm not writing I absorb life like water. When I write I squeeze the sponge a little - and out comes, not water but ink.



If your vision of the world is of a certain kind you will put poetry in everything, necessarily.

If your vision of the world is of a certain kind you will put poetry in everything, necessarily.



For 30 years I have tried to make it understood that there are no criminals.

For 30 years I have tried to make it understood that there are no criminals.



Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness. I don't think an artist can ever be happy.

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness. I don't think an artist can ever be happy.



I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words.

I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words.





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Nobody is such an individualist as the man who advocates equality.



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