Naguib Mahfouz Quotes on art


I've never worked in politics, never been a member of an official committee or a political party.

By : Naguib Mahfouz

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The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions, and values. That is art.

By : Naguib Mahfouz

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It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes. I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts.

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An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.

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I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me.

By : Naguib Mahfouz

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