Quotes by Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid

British Pakistani novelist, writer

Alive from: 1971-

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Capitalism is like the law of the jungle with a few rules. There isn't another system that works for our society but left unchecked, capitalism can have a dehumanising effect.
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    Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.
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    I actually feel that personal matters, like religion and spirituality, are things that I really discuss only with intimates. I think it's, in a way, like sexuality, something where it touches upon something very private.
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    If differences can be hidden, perhaps they aren't differences at all.
    Source: Moth Smoke (2012) 226
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    If we try to 'protect ourselves', our nation-states begin to look like prisons.
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    If we want things to be okay, we will have to make things okay.
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    If your sense of self is destabilised, to imagine being another becomes pretty easy.
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    In a way, every parent is sort of dependent on the benevolence of the society around them to take care of their children.
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    It's important to have a non-nostalgic view and say, let's look forward, because if we don't, all we'll hear are voices telling us to go back.
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    Literature helps us transcend ourselves.
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    The ruins proclaim the building was beautiful.
    Source: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) 144
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    Time only moves in one direction. Remember that. Things always change.
    Source: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) 96
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    We think of the romance novel as a lesser form of literature, but I don't think that's true. Love is a very important aspect of human life and worth exploring.
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    When the uncertain future becomes the past, the past in turn becomes uncertain.
    Source: Moth Smoke (2012) 9
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    When we aren't collectively imagining hopeful futures, then the way things are going almost invariably seems negative and frightening.
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