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Ryszard Kapuscinski Quotes & Sayings
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Last updated Apr 2020
Ryszard Kapuscinski Topics
World War I
Oil creates the illusion of a completely changed life, life without work, life for free. Oil is a resource that anaesthetises thought, blurs vision, corrupts.
When man meets an obstacle he can't destroy, he destroys himself.
When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered.
We have such a mixture now, such a fusion of different genres.
Underground literature only began in the '70s, when technical developments made it possible. Before that, we were involved in a game with the censors. That was our struggle.
This is the most intimate relationship between literature and its readers: they treat the text as a part of themselves, as a possession.
There is a lack of critical assessment of the past. But you have to understand that the current ruling elite is actually the old ruling elite. So they are incapable of a self-critical approach to the past.
There is a fundamental difference between the Polish experience of the state and the Russian experience. In the Polish experience, the state was always a foreign power. So, to hate the state was a patriotic act.
There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart.
The official independence celebration was going to be held over four or five days, and a group of journalists from all over the world was allowed to fly in, because Angola was closed otherwise.
The extent of one man's guilt may be defined by how much of it is experienced by the party he injured.
The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa, and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
Readership was high, and very attentive. It was people's only source of knowledge about the world.
People were really interested in what was going on because of the international context of the Cold War.
Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
Most correspondents came from the former colonial powers - there were British, French, and a lot of Italians, because there were a lot of Italian communities there. And of course there were a lot of Russians.
Money changes all the iron rules into rubber bands.
All I Want Is You
Long Distance Relationship
Anniersary Wishes In H
Attitude For Gffor Gf
Can I Be The Last Person To Wish U Happy Birthday
God Will Never Leave Me
Happy 8th Month Anniversary
Happy Birthday 31 Years Old My Wife
Happy Birthday For My Wife Poems
I Promise I Will Never Hurt You
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Mans Ingenuity Is
Missing Someone Simile
My Fat Is B
Not Being A Boo
Thank You For Your Hard Work And Dedication
Tired Of Being Single Pi
Waiting For A Proposal
Your So Fat Jokes
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