List of famous inspirational quotations by Augusto Roa Bastos on topics like copulate, legacy, grasshopper
The things that have come into being change continually.
The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
Man is an idiot. He doesn't know how to do anything without copying, without imitating, without plagiarizing, without aping. It might even have been that man invented generation by coitus after seeing the grasshopper copulate.
Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate.
One can only speak of another.
Facts can't be recounted; much less twice over, and far less still by different persons. I've already drummed that thoroughly into your head. What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
About Augusto Roa Bastos
Augusto Roa Bastos
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Augusto Roa Bastos was a noted Paraguayan novelist and short story writer, and one of the most important Latin American writers of the 20th century. As a teenager he fought in the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, and he later worked as a journalist, screenwriter and professor.