Quotation Explorer - 'Elif Shafak'

How terrible it was to still be mentally and emotionally attached to someone from whom you have been physically separated. - Elif Shafak
Identity politics divides us; fiction connects. One is interested in sweeping generalizations, the other in nuances. One draws boundaries, the other recognizes no frontiers. Identity politics is made of solid bricks; fiction is flowing water. - Elif Shafak
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
No reason to feel depressed about being depressed. A depression can be a golden opportunity to collect the pieces and build ourselves anew. Global Souls are always on the move, nomads at heart, connected to various cities, commuters between cultures, both from here and everywhere. - Elif Shafak
Love cannot be explained. It can only be experienced.Love cannot be explained, yet it explains all. - Elif Shafak
Her maktul katilinde yaşamaya devam eder. - Elif Shafak
İnsanoğlu nedense anlayamadığı şeylere kötülemeye meyilli. - Elif Shafak
Kim olursak olalım, dünyanın hangi yerinde yaşarsak yaşayalım, ta derinlerde bir yerde hepimiz bir eksiklik duygusu taşımaktayız. Sanki temel bir şeyimizi kaybetmişiz de geri alamamaktan korkuyoruz. Neyin eksik olduğunu bilenimizde hakikaten çok az. - Elif Shafak
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