Nadine Gordimer - Quotes

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A desert is a place without expectation. ---->>>

People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.

People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand. ---->>>

Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is. ---->>>

The facts are always less than what really happened. ---->>>

I cannot live with someone who can't live without me. ---->>>

From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters. ---->>>

Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb. ---->>>

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.

Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter. ---->>>

Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area. ---->>>

Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity. ---->>>

There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice. ---->>>

Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter. ---->>>

A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.

A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.

The creative act is not pure. History evidences it. Sociology extracts it. The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes to realize that he is answerable. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: South Afric
Born: 11-20, 1923
Birthplace:
Die: 2014-07-13
Occupation: Novelist
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Nadine Gordimer (20 November 1923 – 13 July 2014) was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. She was recognized as a woman "who through her magnificent epic writing has – in the words of Alfred Nobel – been of very great benefit to humanity" (wikipedia)