Guenter Grass

Guenter Grass

German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature
Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In general, I agree with Jacob Grimm and feel that we ought to permit changes and uncontrolled growth in language. Even though that also allows potentially threatening new words to develop, language needs the chance to constantly renew itself.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.More Guenter Grass quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:41]
As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Art is hard for a puritan to understand.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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