Günter Grass Quotes

Most popular Günter Grass Quotes

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

infidelity

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

news

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

art

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

memory

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.

memory