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Salman Rushdie

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OK, publishing a book and releasing a movie is all very well, but Tottenham beating Man. U. 3-2... priceless.

— Salman Rushdie


Many of us persons of the tinted persuasion care about human rights and artistic freedom too.

— Salman Rushdie


What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.

— Salman Rushdie

#free-speech #freedom

From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.

— Salman Rushdie

#extremism #fanaticism #god #inhumanity #justification

A poet's work . . . to name the unnamable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world and stop it from going to sleep.

— Salman Rushdie

#poets #poets

Now I know what a ghost is. Unfinished business, that's what.

— Salman Rushdie

#regrets #business

Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence.

— Salman Rushdie

#freedom #freedom

A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.

— Salman Rushdie


Realism can break a writer's heart.

— Salman Rushdie

#realism #writing #shame

Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.

— Salman Rushdie


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Though he enjoys writing Salman Rushdie says that he would have become an actor if his writing career had not been successful. S. "In the South.

He is said to combine magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections disruptions and migrations between East and West. In 2008 The Times ranked him thirteenth on its list of the fifty greatest British writers since 1945.

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