My Favorite Quotes
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 Mario Llosa - “No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing.”
 Mario Llosa - “Vicente Fox has a truly titanic task upon his shoulders because dismantling an authoritarian apparatus that has had a grip on power for 71 years means reforming the state practically from head to foot.”
 Mario Llosa - “Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.”
 Mario Llosa - “Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship that is what is at stake in these elections.”
 Mario Llosa - “There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.”
 Mario Llosa - “What is happening in the country for such political, moral and cultural blindness to take hold Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship that is what is at play in these elections.”
 Mario Llosa - “Feast of the Goat. It has been like a huge birthday present that this film based on one of my novels, one of the novels I worked hardest on to write, is released on the day of my birthday.”
 Mario Vargas Llosa - “Prosperity or egalitarianism -- you have to choose. I favor freedom -- you never achieve real equality anyway you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.”
 Mario Vargas Llosa - “If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know.”
 Mario Vargas Llosa - “It isn't true that convicts live like animals animals have more room to move around.”
 Mario Vargas Llosa - “Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.”
 Mario Vargas Llosa - “Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.”