Etgar Keret Quotes

Etgar Keret Quotes: Sometimes, when you are in a really constrained situation, it makes you more focused about what you want to say and where you're heading. The most beautiful love poems that were ever written are sonnets, composed in a very constraining form.
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Etgar Keret Quote: In Israel, the role of the writer is dictated by the language in which you write. Writers see themselves as cultural prophets.
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Quotes about Etgar Keret: The fact is that everything I have in my pockets is carefully chosen so I'll always be prepared. Everything is there so I can be at an advantage at the moment of truth. Actually, that's not accurate. Everything's there so I won't be at a disadvantage at the moment of truth.
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Quote about Etgar Keret: Before I started to make films, I didn't give much thought to the way the characters were physically positioned in the story world.
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Etgar Keret Sayings: When I started writing my stories, I thought that not only nobody outside my language, but nobody outside my neighbourhood would get them.
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Etgar Keret Saying: My mother, for example, told the German officer not to kill her. She'd make it worth his while. And then, when they were doing it, she pulled a knife out of her belt and sliced open his chest, just like she used to open chicken breasts to stuff with rice for the Sabbath meal.
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Sayings about Etgar Keret: I don't have Facebook or Twitter accounts yet. Being a compulsive storyteller, I always make up for myself discouraging stories about how such accounts will get me into embarrassing and time-consuming situations.
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Saying about Etgar Keret: I have to admit that talking authoritatively about my students' stories can make me feel, at times, like an astronaut who has just landed on a new planet and insists on giving guided tours to its inhabitants.
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Etgar Keret Quotes: I see creative-writing classes as some sort of AA meeting. It is more of a support group for people who write than an actual course in which you learn writing skills. This support group is extremely important because there is something very lonely about writing.
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Etgar Keret Quote: Being published in Arabic is a strong and consistent wish I have. I live in the Middle East and want to be in some sort of an unpragmatic dialogue with my neighbors.
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