Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer

South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature
The primacy of the word, basis of the human psyche, that has in our age been used for mind-bending persuasion and brain-washing pulp, disgraced by Gobbles and debased by advertising copy, remains a force for freedom that flies out between all bars.More Nadine Gordimer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I couldn't be sufficiently interested in human beings to be a writer if I had contempt for human beings.More Nadine Gordimer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible of all goals entered human ambition. It was clear there'd be no end to what people would be made to suffer for it.More Nadine Gordimer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall never write an autobiography, I'm much too jealous of my privacy for that.More Nadine Gordimer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have failed at many things, but I have never been afraid.More Nadine Gordimer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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