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Nathalie Sarraute Quotes

Nathalie Sarraute Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Nathalie Sarraute
Type:
Lawyer
Nationality:
Russian
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  • 1
    All psychological research is completely barred by the interpretations of the psychoanalysts. Everything happens in the unconscious, and I don't know what this unconscious is. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 2
    I don't admire Freud as much as some people do. Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet. It would have been a disaster. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 3
    I have never sought the reason why I write. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 4
    I have often heard that the novel is dead. But I see novels produced, I don't know how many a week, in France. I have the impression it's carrying along quite well. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 5
    It's the duty of all novelists, all painters, all musicians, all people who try to make art move: to look for something they feel authentically, without paying attention to styles. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 6
    Literature is always trying to show other parts of this immense universe in which we live. It's endless. I'm sure there will be other writers who will discover new worlds. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 7
    One can't write for all readers. A poet cannot write for people who don't like poetry. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 8
    One can't write without having read-you have to read before beginning to write-and universities offer a very good opportunity to read. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 9
    Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 10
    Television has lifted the manufacture of banality out of the sphere of handicraft and placed it in that of a major industry. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 11
    The novel moves like all the arts. It's transforming itself all the time. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute
  • 12
    Those who live in a world of human beings can only retrace their steps. Nathalie_SarrauteNathalie Sarraute