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Brief author info: Nadine Gordimer (1923- ) South African Short story writer, novelist, and playwright; born in Transvaal; works center around social cruelty and hypocrisy in South Africa, and problems between the races; because of topics, works were banned in South Africa; widely read worldwide; winner of Nobel Prize for literature (1991).
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It is not the conscious changes made in their lives by men and women-a new job, a new town, a divorce-which really shape them, like the chapter headings in a biography, but a long slow mutation of emotion, hidden, all-penetrative... .
A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.
Newspapers are horror happening to other people.
Peace. The upland serenity of high altitude, the openness of grassland without indigenous bush or trees; the greening, yellowing or silver-browning that prevailed, according to season.
There's no tiling moral about beauty.
Literature is one of the few areas left where black and white feel some identity of purpose; we all struggle under censorship.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
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