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Amelie Nothomb

Belgian,  Writer
Total Quotes : 11
Enjoy Finally Became

I eat in a strange way, but I enjoy it. Everything became well when I finally understood that I enjoy being hungry. Normally, I only eat in the evening.

- Amelie Nothomb

Stupid Country Fiction

I will never be one of the happy stupid that were born somewhere. This way of life is excellent for the imagination. It develops your paranoia. You feel paranoid when you don't understand a country, and being paranoiac is excellent for fiction.

- Amelie Nothomb

Always Away Works

I've noticed it a lot. I'm not someone who revises. It's always the first movement, it's that. It's an instinct. Either it works straight away, or it won't ever work.

- Amelie Nothomb

Feel Allowed Terribly

I never even dreamt of being a writer because I didn't feel allowed. When I was a child I was terribly ambitious, but I didn't know at all what this great thing would become.

- Amelie Nothomb

Thought Feels Part

It's while writing that suddenly a point of view appears: 'So, that's what I really thought about this thing'. Then it feels part of me.

- Amelie Nothomb

Hungry Need Very

I need to be very hungry all the time. I need to be very hungry to write.

- Amelie Nothomb

Thought Winner Would

I thought maybe I would become a god, or a goddess, or a president or a Nobel Prize winner.

- Amelie Nothomb

Success Need Lot

When you have a lot of success you don't need vanity any more.

- Amelie Nothomb

More Fine Very

More and more I understand that it's very fine not to know where you come from.

- Amelie Nothomb

Want Wear Incognito

When I want to be incognito, I don't wear any hat. Unfortunately, even without the hat, they now recognise me in Paris.

- Amelie Nothomb

Living Which Claimed

Luckily I haven't fallen into the trap, which has claimed so many writers, of living from day to day thinking 'Ah, I'll write a book about that.'

- Amelie Nothomb