Henning Mankell Quotes.

11. "You can't live with literary characters no matter how much you might like to. You can have them as imaginary friends that you can call up when you need to. One of the tasks of art is to provide people with companions."
- Quote by Henning Mankell

12. "In a way that starry night sky is a mirror in which we see our own faces."
- Quote by Henning Mankell

13. "An African who loses the ability to die with dignity is a lost man."
- Quote by Henning Mankell

14. "Quel gallo era come una persona impaziente. Come quelle che vivono nella città, che sembrano sempre avere cosi tanto da fare da non riuscire a fare altro che preoccuparsi della propria fretta. Non era come qui nel villaggio, dove tutto avveniva con la lentezza che in fondo era quella della vita stessa. Perché la gente doveva correre quando le piante, di cui vivevano,crescevano comunque con tanta lentezza?"
- Quote by Henning Mankell

15. "impossible planning, strange priorities and a continual lack of information."
- Henning Mankell, The Pyramid: Kurt Wallander

16. "The evil always comes from details."
- Henning Mankell, The Man from Beijing

17. "Poverty always looks the same, no matter where you come across it. The rich can always express their opulence by varying their lives. Different houses, clothes, cars. Or thoughts, dreams. But for the poor there is nothing but compulsory grayness, the only form of expression available to poverty."
- Henning Mankell, The Man from Beijing

18. "The truth changes all the time."
- Henning Mankell, The Man from Beijing

19. "There's no reality without battles and no future without fights."
- Henning Mankell, The Man from Beijing

20. "Memory is like glass. A person who has died is still visible, very close. But we can no longer contact each other. Death is mute; it excludes conversations, only allows silence."
- Henning Mankell, The Man from Beijing

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