Quotations by Augusto Roa Bastos

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Born: Wednesday, June 13, 1917
Died: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 (87 years old)
Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Paraguayan

Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Life)

In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Humanity, Moments, Nations, State)

The things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Change, Being, Man, Memory, Nothing)

What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Keywords: Memory, Words)

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