Aleksandar Hemon Quotes

Aleksandar Hemon Quotes: Memory narrativises itself.
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Aleksandar Hemon Quote: There are moments in life when it is all turned inside out--what is real becomes unreal, what is unreal becomes tangible, and all your levelheaded efforts to keep a tight ontological control are rendered silly and indulgent.
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Quotes about Aleksandar Hemon: I long for, not a writer's retreat - I can write in any situation - but a reader's retreat.
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Quote about Aleksandar Hemon: God knows our despair. God wants His chosen people to live in peace. God loves life, cares less about death. We need to live. I want to live, I want my children to live. Everyone I know wants to live. You have to ask yourself what is more important to you, life is death. What is this world about - life or death?
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Aleksandar Hemon Sayings: I wish I could avoid the people who have threatened me. My favorite threat is that I will be thrown in the River Miljacka, which is at most knee-deep, with my feet bound in cement.
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Aleksandar Hemon Saying: I tend to wait for true stories to mature into fiction. Most of my fiction grew out of a long-germinating real-life situation.
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Sayings about Aleksandar Hemon: Literature is always something - it is either story or poetry, ideally both. That is, you always know what it is and even if the interpretation is not available, the experience of language is.
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Saying about Aleksandar Hemon: The privilege of a middle-class, stable, bourgeois life is that you can pretend that you are not complicated and project yourself as a solid, uncomplicated person, with refined life goals and achievements.
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Aleksandar Hemon Quotes: Language is so inherent to humanity, so necessary for even basic thinking, that stories and poetry are available to anyone who can process language.
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Aleksandar Hemon Quote: It is so much easier to deal with the dead than with the living. The dead are out of the way, merely characters from stories about the past, never again unreadable, no misunderstandings possible, the pain coming from them stable and manageable. nor do you have to explain yourself to them, to justify the fact of your life.
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Quotes about Aleksandar Hemon: As long as there are living human beings, there will be language and stories.
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Quote about Aleksandar Hemon: I want a book to contain a world - indeed the world. Writing is my main means of engagement with the world and I want the scars of that engagement to be left in the language.
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Aleksandar Hemon Sayings: I wanted us to share the sense that the number of wrong moves far exceeds the number of good moves, to share the frightening instability of the correct decision, to bond in being confounded.
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