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Jorge Amado Quotes

I am a writer who has written about the life of my people, the character of my people. What I can say is that the greatest hero of the Brazilian novel is the Brazilian people.
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It is a very risky thing for anyone to go about proclaiming the truth simply because he finds himself in possession of concrete documentary proofs or on the evidence of his own eyes, which is always overestimated.

— Jorge Amado

I'm under no illusions about the importance of my work. But if it has any worth, it is that it truly reflects the Brazilian people.

— Jorge Amado

The best translations are always the ones in the language the author can't read.

— Jorge Amado

Night was running ahead of itself.

— Jorge Amado

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