Antonio Tabucchi Quotes

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Antonio Tabucchi quotes: I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia. I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: History is a big word ... History is not the sort of animal you can domesticate. History is a big word ... History is not the sort of animal you can domesticate.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance. But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: As a writer, I've always been interested in others. As a writer, I've always been interested in others.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: I was born in the Second World War during the Nazi invasion of my country. I was born in the Second World War during the Nazi invasion of my country.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: I don't want to promote my own image either. I don't like going on television or mixing in literary circles. I don't want to promote my own image either. I don't like going on television or mixing in literary circles.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: It's very useful when politicians have doubts because there are so many choices to be made in the world. It's very useful when politicians have doubts because there are so many choices to be made in the world.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: My job is to look at what politics is doing, not be a politician myself. My job is to look at what politics is doing, not be a politician myself.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher. Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: Personally I don't trust literature that soothes people's consciences. Personally I don't trust literature that soothes people's consciences.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search. My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character. The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.
Antonio Tabucchi quotes: I've always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions. I've always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions.