Quotations by Author

Gunther Grass

Information networks straddle the world. Nothing remains concealed. But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information. We are unable to take it all in.

Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.

We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.