"The 'attempts' to save
people from literature, literature from politics and politics from people amuse me
"It is foolish to say that
only the politicians, but not the artists, have the right to express themselves clear
opinions on dictators, unemployment, lock-outs, wars, etc. Exploitation-mongers encourage
"The literature which could
lead social change on to a right path is progressive; it is forward looking."
"That which can not reveal
the secrets of nature is no science; that which can not alleviate the drudgery of life is
no 'invention'; that which can not illuminate every nook and corner of life is no
"We need to create our
literature for our own times
Fixation to the literary standards of the bygone ages
is nothing but deceit."