Facts about Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie is a famous Novelist from India, he/she is 70 years old and still alive, born June 19, 1947.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Salman, under the main topic Poetry.

Related authors: Cat Stevens

Famous quotes by Salman Rushdie (31)


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"What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy"
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"Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory"
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"The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins"
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"Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts"
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"In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss"
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"If Woody Allen were a Muslim, he'd be dead by now"
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"I hate admitting that my enemies have a point"
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"I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in"
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"Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours"
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"A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return"
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"A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep"
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"What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist"
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"Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall"
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"The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes"
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"Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one"
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"When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy"
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"Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations"
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"It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it"
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"Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century"
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"Our lives teach us who we are"
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"Our lives are not what we deserve; they are, let us agree, in many ways deficient"
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"Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit"
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"If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it"
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"A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep"
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"What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry"
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"Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms"
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"One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable"
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"Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence"
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"Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings"
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"I used to say, 'There is a God-shaped hole in me.' For a long time I stressed the absence, the hole. Now I find it is the shape which has become more important"
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"Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself"


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