Abdulrazak Gurnah Famous Quotes & Sayings

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4 Abdulrazak Gurnah Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Abdulrazak Gurnah Sayings: I speak to maps. And sometimes they something back to me. This is not as I speak to maps. And sometimes they something back to me. This is not as strange as it sounds, nor is it an unheard of thing. Before maps, the world was limitless. It was maps that gave it shape and made it seem like territory, like something that could be possessed, not just laid waste and plundered. Maps made places on the edges of the imagination seem graspable and placable.
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Abdulrazak Gurnah Sayings: That's the way life takes us,' Elleke once said. 'It takes us like this, then That's the way life takes us,' Elleke once said. 'It takes us like this, then it turns us over and takes us like that.' What she didn't say was that through it all we manage to cling to something that makes sense.
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Abdulrazak Gurnah Sayings: Sometimes I think it is my fate to live in the wreckage and confusion of Sometimes I think it is my fate to live in the wreckage and confusion of crumbling houses.
Abdulrazak Gurnah Sayings: Respect yourself and others will come to respect you. That is true about all of Respect yourself and others will come to respect you. That is true about all of us, but especially true about women. That is the meaning of honour.