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


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



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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.



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



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



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