1. 10

    In general I do not draw well with literary men -- not that I dislike them but I never know what to say to them after I have praised their last publication.

  2. 9

    I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine, but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.

  3. 8

    There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.

  4. 7

    Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.

  5. 6

    I did try very hard to tell the whole truth without violating my literary instincts.

  6. 5

    I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.

  7. 4

    I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.

  8. 3

    Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

  9. 2

    Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.

  10. 1

    When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

  11. Last Update: August, 2020