To expose enemies. They include all the old traditional concepts, the irrational systems that obstruct progress, all the forces that destroy human nature.
My family has lived here for 200 years. When we came back here after the Cultural Revolution our old home had been destroyed so I had to start again. Now we have to leave for good.
I've lived on royalties all my life. It is the readers who have supported me.
Loving truth and living honestly is my attitude to life. Be true to yourself and be true to others, thus you can be the judge of your behavior.
You have your thoughts and I have mine. This is the fact and you can't change it even if you kill me.
The changes in the chief and the assistant chief surgeon were most noticeable. At first they felt that they were just fulfilling their duty to the injured worker but were very dubious about the result. But then, full of confidence they really began doing their best.
Looking at this immensely swollen face in front of him the doctor gently consoled the patient, Comrade, don't worry and you will recover. As a matter of fact, he was thinking quite the opposite, You will die. I can be of no more help.
I write just because the fire of my emotion is burning. Had I not, I would not have been able to find peace.
The doctors realized very clearly that their minds and emotions were changing from day to day. On the one hand they were healing the patient, and on the other it looked as if they were healing themselves too. It was this chief surgeon who first volunteered to offer his skin when grafting began.
Before my eyes are many miserable scenes, the suffering of others and myself forces my hands to move. I become a machine for writing.
I believe in the future a new Dante will write a new Divine Comedy.
I am a person always full of contradictions.. It was hard to choose whether to devote myself to revolution as a soldier or as a writer.