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    imre kertész Quotes

    Nonexistence. The society of the nonexistent. In the street yesterday a nonexistent person trod on my foot with his nonexistent foot.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: people  society 
     
    One cannot start a new life, you can only continue the old one.
    — Imre Kertész
    Of course, living is another way of killing oneself: its drawback is that it takes so horribly long.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: living 
     
    I refuse to adapt or integrate myself.
    — Imre Kertész
    I tried to depict the human face of this history, I wanted to write a book that people would actually want to read.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: people  human  book  write  read 
     
    I am sick of atrocities, though these are now the natural order of our world. And I would still like to act!
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: world 
     
    I look on my life as raw material for my novels: that's just the way I am, and it frees me from any inhibitions.
    — Imre Kertész
    There's just one revolution that I can take seriously, and that's a police revolution.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: revolution 
     
    Talking is not enough; words don't clarify anything. I'll have to hit upon something, but what?
    — Imre Kertész
    ...I would like to live a little bit longer in this beautiful concentration camp.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: live  beautiful 
     
    You just sit there and tolerate it, the same way everything in this country is tolerated. Every deception, every lie, every bullet in the brains. Just as you are already tolerating bullets in the brains that will be implemented only after the bullet is put in your brains.
    — Imre Kertész
    tags: lies  brain  deception 
     
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