Nadine Gordimer quotes

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The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
The country of the tourist pamphlet always is another country, an embarrassing abstraction of the desirable that, thank God, does ...
If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible ...
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has s ...
The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in san ...
If you live in Europe ... things change ... but continuity never seems to break. You don't have to throw the past away.
It was accepted tacitly that when he spoke of "our" people it was a black speaking for blacks, subtly different from when he used ...
A desert is a place without expectation.
In a democracy--even if it is a so-called democracy like our white-élitist one--the greatest veneration one can show the rule of ...
Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience ...
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