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Famous quotes by José Saramago
Abstention means you stayed at home or went to the beach. By casting a blank vote, you're saying you have a political conscience but you don't agree with any of the existing parties.José Saramago
Americans have discovered fear.José Saramago
Being fired was the best luck of my life. It made me stop and reflect. It was the birth of my life as a writer.José Saramago
I am traveling less in order to be able to write more. I select my travel destinations according to their degree of usefulness to my work.José Saramago
I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined.José Saramago
I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.José Saramago
I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of 'cultural lamination' that the USA is perpetrating on the planet.José Saramago
Society has to change, but the political powers we have at the moment are not enough to effect this change. The whole democratic system would have to be rethought.José Saramago
The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them, with others.José Saramago
José Saramago's Popularity
José Saramago was a famous Portuguese author, who was born on November 16, 1922. As a person born on this date, José Saramago is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (November 16) and the 51st most popular for the year (1922).
People born on November 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. José Saramago is the 1045th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to José Saramago's birthday, José Saramago is the 21st most famous Portuguese.
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