Pramoedya Ananta Toer - Quotes

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Every award for me is important because it means a slap against militarism and fascism in Indonesia. ---->>>

I don't follow any kind of 'isms.' If there is one, it will be Pram-ism. ---->>>

I'll do as I please. My mind is not to be imprisoned. ---->>>

Every book that is banned is a badge of honor. ---->>>

I don't write to give joy to readers but to give them a conscience. ---->>>

Even though no one admits it, writers are leaders in their communities. ---->>>

Let us see whether it is the New Order or me who will be the loser before Indonesian history. I have won. The New Order has fallen and my writings have been translated into 40 languages. ---->>>

I happen to be pretty productive when I am in jail. When you are in jail, you have to spend more time with yourself. ---->>>


Nationality: Indonesian
Born: 02-06, 1925
Die: 04-30, 2006
Occupation: Author

Pramoedya Ananta Toer (EYD: Pramudya Ananta Tur) (6 February 1925 – 30 April 2006) was an Indonesian author of novels, short stories, essays, polemic and histories of his homeland and its people. His works span the colonial period, Indonesia's struggle for independence, its occupation by Japan during the Second World War, as well as the post-colonial authoritarian regimes of Sukarno and Suharto, and are infused with personal and national history (wikipedia)