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Amos Oz

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If you steal from one book you are condemned as a plagiarist, but if you steal from ten books you are considered a scholar, and if you steal from thirty or forty books, a distinguished scholar.

— Amos Oz


He had the feeling that he must make a decision, and though he was used to making many decisions every day, this time he was beset with uncertainty; in fact he had no idea what was being asked of him

— Amos Oz

#uncertainty #life

Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception.

— Amos Oz

#every #exception #experienced #i #i can

I recommend the art of slow reading.

— Amos Oz

#i #reading #recommend #slow

All of my novels are democracies.

— Amos Oz


But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country.

— Amos Oz

#been #between #coalition #country #determine

I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples - the Israeli people and the Palestinian people - are ahead of their leaderships.

— Amos Oz

#ahead #conflict #first #first time #i

I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment.

— Amos Oz

#born #bred #i #i was born #tiny

A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops.

— Amos Oz

#conflict #ends #hearts #minds #people

I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music.

— Amos Oz

#allegory #chamber #i #immediate #israelis

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Retrieved May 22 2009. " He called for a "complete cease-fire in which they don't fire at us in exchange for us easing the blockade of the Gaza Strip. His maternal grandfather had owned a mill in Rovno Poland but moved with the family to Haifa in 1934.

He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in BeerAmos Ozba. Amos Oz (Hebrew: עמוס עוז‎) (born May 4 1939 birth name Amos Klausner) is an Israeli writer novelist and journalist.

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