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Peter Bichsel Quotes





I wanted to write a novel. At 12 I knew, I am a writer. I said it to nobody.
 

I was convinced that the world was in the departure and paging.
 

It is strange, how quickly people want to obligate their poets, as it were, on the exile.
 

Literature is about as unnecessarily necessarily as tableware or ironed shirts.
 

Only that Swiss in the heart want still a king or at least a strong Upper House of Parliament. Swiss long themselves for less democracy and more dictatorship.
 

That is a secondary teacher conception - the writer as an observer.
 

The problems of our country are very fast to recognize.
 

Why does one always ask a writer why they stopped? I am sure everyone finds in any drawer a few dear poems.
 

Writers let themselves be enticed by the language.