Mo Yan Quotes

Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mo Yan

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Mo Yan quotes: I write about my region, the countryside in which I grew up. I write about my region, the countryside in which I grew up.
Mo Yan quotes: I have always been independent. I have always been independent.
Mo Yan quotes: A writer writes what he knows, in ways that are natural to him. A writer writes what he knows, in ways that are natural to him.
Mo Yan quotes: One of the biggest problems in literature is the lack of subtlety. One of the biggest problems in literature is the lack of subtlety.
Mo Yan quotes: Only by recalling a dream is an insomniac sure he's slept. Only by recalling a dream is an insomniac sure he's slept.
Mo Yan quotes: What a shame for a man like him to be born during peacetime. If he'd been born only a few decades earlier, he'd have worn the mantle of hero, What a shame for a man like him to be born during peacetime. If he'd been born only a few decades earlier, he'd have worn the mantle of hero,
Mo Yan quotes: For a country boy, poor as I was, whose constant worry was to be able to have enough to eat, the Army guaranteed one's survival. For a country boy, poor as I was, whose constant worry was to be able to have enough to eat, the Army guaranteed one's survival.
Mo Yan quotes: I know what real courage is, and I understand true compassion. I know what real courage is, and I understand true compassion.
Mo Yan quotes: If an earthworm in the ground won't starve to death, then neither will we, the working class." He If an earthworm in the ground won't starve to death, then neither will we, the working class." He
Mo Yan quotes: Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation. Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation.
Mo Yan quotes: A writer should bury his thoughts deep and convey them through the characters in his novel. A writer should bury his thoughts deep and convey them through the characters in his novel.
Mo Yan quotes: People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature. People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature.
Mo Yan quotes: The act of giving voice to this spiritual suffering is, in my view, the sacred duty of the writer. The act of giving voice to this spiritual suffering is, in my view, the sacred duty of the writer.
Mo Yan quotes: No person writes to win awards. No person writes to win awards.
Mo Yan quotes: I think that China has many outstanding authors, and their great works should also be recognised by the world. I think that China has many outstanding authors, and their great works should also be recognised by the world.
Mo Yan quotes: Are women really wonderful things? Maybe they are. Yes, women are wonderful things, but when all is said and done, they aren't really things Are women really wonderful things? Maybe they are. Yes, women are wonderful things, but when all is said and done, they aren't really things
Mo Yan quotes: I think writers write for their consciences, they write for their own true audiences, for their souls. I think writers write for their consciences, they write for their own true audiences, for their souls.
Mo Yan quotes: When someone forces me to do something I don't do it. When someone forces me to do something I don't do it.
Mo Yan quotes: Finally, she mused that human existence is as brief as the life of autumn grass, so what was there to fear from taking chances with your life? Finally, she mused that human existence is as brief as the life of autumn grass, so what was there to fear from taking chances with your life?
Mo Yan quotes: Some may want to shout on the street, but we should tolerate those who hide in their rooms and use literature to voice their opinions. Some may want to shout on the street, but we should tolerate those who hide in their rooms and use literature to voice their opinions.