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Gunter Grass – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Gunter Grass

 

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

– Gunter Grass


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


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


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