Rushdie

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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
    —Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)

    We must conclude that it is not only a particular political ideology that has failed, but the idea that men and women could ever define themselves in terms that exclude their spiritual needs.
    —Salman Rushdie (b. 1948)

    One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
    —Salman Rushdie (b. 1948)