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Letter "S" » Salman Rushdie Quotes
«It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it.»
«When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy»
«The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.»
«A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.»
«I hate admitting that my enemies have a point.»
«What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist»
«Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.»
Author: Salman Rushdie
, absolute truth
, high society
, human society
, in low spirits
, I go
, low spirits
«Our lives are not what we deserve; they are, let us agree, in many ways deficient.»
«If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it»
«What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy.»