Andrei Makine Quotes

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Andrei Makine Quotes

People speak because they are afraid of silence. They speak mechanically whether aloud or to themselves. They are intoxicated by this vocal gruel that ensnares every object and every being. They talk about rain and fine weather; they talk about money, about love, about nothing. And even when they are talking about their most exalted love, they use words uttered a hundred times, threadbare phrases.
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She studies to be equal in a world that is no longer surprised at anything

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Men can be pitiless towards a woman whose body has eluded them, particularly if this is thanks to their own cowardice.

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He had already come to see human lives as one single communal life and it was perhaps this perception that gave him hope.

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This sacrifice, which saved his life, reminded him again that the evil of this world could be put to rout by the will of a single human being.

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An exile's only country is his country's literature.

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Their life will be made of the same stuff as this spring afternoon.

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Love is in essence subversive.

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