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Henning Mankell quotes: Who ever said police work was supposed to be fun? Who ever said police work was supposed to be fun?
Henning Mankell quotes: The truth changes all the time. The truth changes all the time.
Henning Mankell quotes: In a way that starry night sky is a mirror in which we see our own faces. In a way that starry night sky is a mirror in which we see our own faces.
Henning Mankell quotes: An oppressed people will always rise. An oppressed people will always rise.
Henning Mankell quotes: Pride was dangerous and could make you vulnerable. Pride was dangerous and could make you vulnerable.
Henning Mankell quotes: On the one hand, everything is connected, on the other hand, it is not. On the one hand, everything is connected, on the other hand, it is not.
Henning Mankell quotes: Life took on quite a special meaning in this early morning solitude. Life took on quite a special meaning in this early morning solitude.
Henning Mankell quotes: New ideas are always resisted. New ideas are always resisted.
Henning Mankell quotes: Life is a flimsy branch over an abyss. Life is a flimsy branch over an abyss.
Henning Mankell quotes: Letters ... People do not write the truth; they write the things that, they believe, you would like to read. Letters ... People do not write the truth; they write the things that, they believe, you would like to read.
Henning Mankell quotes: It was a clear, starry night, dead calm. Whenever I see a skylike that, I wish I could write music It was a clear, starry night, dead calm. Whenever I see a sky
like that, I wish I could write music
Henning Mankell quotes: There will always be new opposites, class struggles and uprisings. History has no ending. There will always be new opposites, class struggles and uprisings. History has no ending.
Henning Mankell quotes: I used to go to work every day. Now I climb the walls. I used to go to work every day. Now I climb the walls.
Henning Mankell quotes: One of the agonies of being an author is to know when to stop writing. One of the agonies of being an author is to know when to stop writing.
Henning Mankell quotes: Unlike Tania, who was so slim, Rykoff looked as if he'd been given an order to get fatan order he had been delighted to obey. Unlike Tania, who was so slim, Rykoff looked as if he'd been given an order to get fat
an order he had been delighted to obey.
Henning Mankell quotes: I do not understand how on earth you can become a writer without seeing the world. I do not understand how on earth you can become a writer without seeing the world.
Henning Mankell quotes: Fighting crime is simply a question of endurance; about which side can outlast the other. Fighting crime is simply a question of endurance; about which side can outlast the other.
Henning Mankell quotes: there was no such thing as past or future. There was no time that could be lost or won. The only thing that counted was action. there was no such thing as past or future. There was no time that could be lost or won. The only thing that counted was action.
Henning Mankell quotes: You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you, and decide where they grow. You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you, and decide where they grow.
Henning Mankell quotes: A woman would have never been able to live in a house with no pictures of her family, A woman would have never been able to live in a house with no pictures of her family,
Henning Mankell quotes: His definition of friendship had been grounded on the lowest common denominator, an absence of animosity. He His definition of friendship had been grounded on the lowest common denominator, an absence of animosity. He
Henning Mankell quotes: He stared down at the empty street and wondered why all city streets resembled each other at night. He He stared down at the empty street and wondered why all city streets resembled each other at night. He
Henning Mankell quotes: This is what Sweden is - quiet people leaning over the newspapers and coffee cups, each one with his own thoughts and destiny. This is what Sweden is - quiet people leaning over the newspapers and coffee cups, each one with his own thoughts and destiny.
Henning Mankell quotes: Our exile organizations have been our way of replacing the cities and villages we have lost. Our exile organizations have been our way of replacing the cities and villages we have lost.
Henning Mankell quotes: The stories I create are never as awful as reality. The stories I create are never as awful as reality.
Henning Mankell quotes: Eliminating someone from an investigation is just as important as getting a positive lead. Eliminating someone from an investigation is just as important as getting a positive lead.
Henning Mankell quotes: Under it all was quagmire. Under it all was quagmire.
Henning Mankell quotes: There is a silence in empty houses that is unique ... People have left and taken all the noise with them. There is a silence in empty houses that is unique ... People have left and taken all the noise with them.
Henning Mankell quotes: Sometimes parents don't know their children, he thought. But sometimes a parent knows her child better than anyone else, and Sometimes parents don't know their children, he thought. But sometimes a parent knows her child better than anyone else, and
Henning Mankell quotes: It's only when we can work with something that brings out our strengths that we're of any real use. It's only when we can work with something that brings out our strengths that we're of any real use.
Henning Mankell quotes: Once more they had left their own time for another age. The age of Bellman, the bacchanalian 18th-century poet. Once more they had left their own time for another age. The age of Bellman, the bacchanalian 18th-century poet.
Henning Mankell quotes: A dead black man - nothing to bother about. A dead black man - nothing to bother about.
Henning Mankell quotes: He was so excessively polite that Wallendar suspected he had endured many humiliations in his life. He was so excessively polite that Wallendar suspected he had endured many humiliations in his life.
Henning Mankell quotes: My mother did what many men do. She left. My mother did what many men do. She left.
Henning Mankell quotes: At that age, they're as happy as they can be. Life seems endless, the sorrows few. At that age, they're as happy as they can be. Life seems endless, the sorrows few.
Henning Mankell quotes: The evil always comes from details. The evil always comes from details.
Henning Mankell quotes: Big changes don't happen at the battlefield; they are made in closed rooms where very powerful people decide in which direction things should go. Big changes don't happen at the battlefield; they are made in closed rooms where very powerful people decide in which direction things should go.
Henning Mankell quotes: A question that wasn't asked was a question that didn't need an answer. A question that wasn't asked was a question that didn't need an answer.
Henning Mankell quotes: No doubt you thought I was dead. I sometimes think I am myself. No doubt you thought I was dead. I sometimes think I am myself.
Henning Mankell quotes: God allowed no mistakes. God allowed no mistakes.
Henning Mankell quotes: Someone must lead the way. Someone must lead the way.
Henning Mankell quotes: What scared him more than anything else was an old age spent simply waiting to die, a time when nothing of what had been his life was still possible. What scared him more than anything else was an old age spent simply waiting to die, a time when nothing of what had been his life was still possible.
Henning Mankell quotes: Every time Wallander stepped into someone's home, he felt as though he were looking at the front cover of a book that he had just bought Every time Wallander stepped into someone's home, he felt as though he were looking at the front cover of a book that he had just bought
Henning Mankell quotes: Each person searches for the most beautiful jump which will be the final before leaving this world. Each person searches for the most beautiful jump which will be the final before leaving this world.
Henning Mankell quotes: Not everything can go according to the plan. Not everything can go according to the plan.
Henning Mankell quotes: Working with keys is always meaningful. Locking and opening is, in a sense, man's very purpose on this earth. Working with keys is always meaningful. Locking and opening is, in a sense, man's very purpose on this earth.
Henning Mankell quotes: At what point does the normal suddenly become the abnormal? he At what point does the normal suddenly become the abnormal? he
Henning Mankell quotes: Many people say I smile more in Africa than in Sweden. Many people say I smile more in Africa than in Sweden.
Henning Mankell quotes: The great Danish-Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose once said, liberally translated, the only things worth writing about are love and murder. The great Danish-Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose once said, liberally translated, the only things worth writing about are love and murder.
Henning Mankell quotes: People always leave traces. No person is without a shadow. People always leave traces. No person is without a shadow.
Henning Mankell quotes: There's no reality without battles and no future without fights. There's no reality without battles and no future without fights.
Henning Mankell quotes: He was religious, but had refrained from allowing his religious ideals to be obscured by a god. He was religious, but had refrained from allowing his religious ideals to be obscured by a god.
Henning Mankell quotes: There was a sort of beauty that only comes with age. A whole life engraved into facial wrinkles. There was a sort of beauty that only comes with age. A whole life engraved into facial wrinkles.
Henning Mankell quotes: Justice doesn't only mean that the people who commit crime are punished. It also means that we can never give up seeking the truth. Justice doesn't only mean that the people who commit crime are punished. It also means that we can never give up seeking the truth.
Henning Mankell quotes: Shakespeare is in many ways an African writer and 'Hamlet' would be seen as a very accurate historical saga about an African kingdom. Shakespeare is in many ways an African writer and 'Hamlet' would be seen as a very accurate historical saga about an African kingdom.
Henning Mankell quotes: Recalling the dream was like trying to follow a ship into fog. Recalling the dream was like trying to follow a ship into fog.
Henning Mankell quotes: What we're in is a vacuum. What we're in is a vacuum.
Henning Mankell quotes: I love Sherlock Holmes. There's still an awful lot to steal from Conan Doyle. But within a tradition you can work in many different ways. I love Sherlock Holmes. There's still an awful lot to steal from Conan Doyle. But within a tradition you can work in many different ways.
Henning Mankell quotes: Novels are ... an unsurpassed form to understand people. Novels are ... an unsurpassed form to understand people.
Henning Mankell quotes: Among all the nonsense, mistakes, and bad ideas we come up with, maybe some truth will sneak in. Among all the nonsense, mistakes, and bad ideas we come up with, maybe some truth will sneak in.
Henning Mankell quotes: the remnants of a person's life inevitably ended up at the nearest dump. the remnants of a person's life inevitably ended up at the nearest dump.
Henning Mankell quotes: Traces of a crime need to be coaxed out, not rushed. Traces of a crime need to be coaxed out, not rushed.
Henning Mankell quotes: To grow up is to wonder about things; to be grown up is to slowly forget the things you wondered about as a child. To grow up is to wonder about things; to be grown up is to slowly forget the things you wondered about as a child.
Henning Mankell quotes: If a policeman is serious about his profession but says he has time, he lies. If a policeman is serious about his profession but says he has time, he lies.
Henning Mankell quotes: When one historical period is replaced by another, there isalways a group of people left over from the old society When one historical period is replaced by another, there is
always a group of people left over from the old society
Henning Mankell quotes: The game had started. Everybody was assuring everybody else how reliable they were. In fact, nobody trusted anybody but themselves The game had started. Everybody was assuring everybody else how reliable they were. In fact, nobody trusted anybody but themselves
Henning Mankell quotes: The truth lies in poverty and simplicity. The truth lies in poverty and simplicity.
Henning Mankell quotes: You have a good father." She was taken aback. You have a good father." She was taken aback.
Henning Mankell quotes: Criminals in a hurry are always the easiest to trace, Lundstr Criminals in a hurry are always the easiest to trace, Lundstr