Guenter Grass

Guenter Grass

German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature
Lies that do not hurt, which are different from lies that protect oneself or hurt another person. That is not my business. But the truth is mostly very boring, and you can help it along with lies. There is no harm in that.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have found that words that are loaded with pathos and create a seductive euphoria are apt to promote nonsense.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Translation is that which transforms everything so that nothing changes.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I catch myself judging myself as that 13-year-old boy, who, of course, rightfully points out that he is only a child. And my membership - well, I was drafted into the Waffen-SS and didn't exactly volunteer, which was just as idiotic. I wanted to be on the submarines and then ended up with the Waffen-SS.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's dangerous to watch staggering butterflies. They have a plan but it has no meaning.More Guenter Grass quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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