Quotation Explorer - 'Arundhati Roy'

Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just "human rights," and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced. - Arundhati Roy
Either way, change will come. It could be bloody, or it could be beautiful. It depends on us. - Arundhati Roy
It is true that success is the most boring thing, it is tinny and brittle, failure runs deeper. Success is dangerous. I have a very complicated relationship with that word. - Arundhati Roy
Pigs are horses. Girls are boys. War is peace. - Arundhati Roy
Fiction and non-fiction are only different techniques of story telling. For reasons I do not fully understand, fiction dances out of me. Non-fiction is wrenched out by the aching, broken world I wake up to every morning. - Arundhati Roy
NGOs have a complicated space in neoliberal politics. They are supposed to mop up the anger. Even when they are doing good work, they are supposed to maintain the status quo. They are the missionaries of the corporate world. - Arundhati Roy
There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard. - Arundhati Roy
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. - Arundhati Roy
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