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Writing itself does not know what it looks like while one is doing it, only when it’s finished.
In Romanian society, I am not particularly well-liked. I don’t often receive invitations.
Suffering doesn’t improve human beings, does it?
If you live with death threats, you need friends. So you have to risk that they might spy on you.
I never wanted to be a writer.
The more words we are allowed to take, the freer we become. If our mouth is banned, then we attempt to assert ourselves through gestures,…
I have always written only for myself – to clarify things, to clarify things with myself, to understand in an inner way what is actually…
In writing, one searches, and that is what keeps one writing, that one sees and experiences things from another angle entirely; one experiences oneself during…
Anything in literature, including memory, is second-hand.
What can’t be said can be written. Because writing is a silent act, a labor from the head to the hand.
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