Günter Grass Quotes

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I am not faithful but I am attached.
— Günter Grass


It was the newsreels. I was a pushover for the prettified black-and-white "truth" they served up.


Art is accusation, expression, passion.  Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.


The onion has many skins.  A multitude of skins.  Peeled, it renews itself; chopped, it brings tears; only during peeling it speaks the truth.


When pestered with questions, memory is like an onion that wishes to be peeled so we can read what is laid bare letter by letter.  It is seldom unambiguous and often in mirror writing or otherwise disguised.