Quotes by J.M. Coetzee
South African-born Australian novelist
Alive from: 1940-
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
Being a father ... I can't help feeling that, by comparison with being a mother, being a father is a rather abstract business.Source: In ongenade (1999)
I tend to resist invitations to interpret my own fiction.
Long visits don't make for good friends.Source: In ongenade (1999)
Once I lived in time as a fish in water, breathing it, drinking it, sustained by it. Now I kill time and time kills me.