Language Is A Virus

Mario Vargas Llosa Quotes

Mario Vargas Llosa Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Mario Vargas Llosa
Type:
Writer
Nationality:
Peruvian
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    Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 2
    If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 3
    It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 4
    Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 5
    No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 6
    Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose. I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 7
    Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 8
    There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 9
    Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
  • 10
    You cannot teach creativity - how to become a good writer. But you can help a young writer discover within himself what kind of writer he would like to be. Mario_Vargas_LlosaMario Vargas Llosa