Books

14 December 2014

Quotes



This time, I decided on something a bit different: two thought-provoking quotes, one in English and one in Swedish (for my Swedish blog followers).

Imperial Life in the Emerald City by Rajiv Chandrasekaran  
Agresto (an American sent to Iraq to do something about the universities) believed that Iraqis hadn’t focused on ethnic and religious divisions before the war, and it was the CPA’s (Coalition Provisional Authority) quota system that had encouraged them to identify themselves by race and sect. . .’ P.284

Förbländningen av Elias Canetti
De handlar och vet inte vad de gör; de har sina vanor och vet inte varför; de vandrar hela sitt liv och känner ändå inte sin väg: sådana är de, massmänniskorna. P.82