Gunter Grass Quotes

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Born: October 16, 1927, Free City of Danzig [now Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland]
Birth Country: Poland
Occupation: Author

1.
As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.
- Gunter Grass

2.
I don't believe in writing at night because it comes too easily. When I read it in the morning it's not good. I need daylight to begin. Between nine and ten o'clock I have a long breakfast with reading and music.
- Gunter Grass

3.
I have often supported Israel, I have often visited the country and want the country to exist and at last find peace with its neighbours.
- Gunter Grass

4.
My relationship with Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm reaches far back into my childhood. I grew up with Grimm's fairy tales. I even saw a theater production of 'Tom Thumb' during Advent at the State Theater in Danzig, which my mother took me to see.
- Gunter Grass

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