Why don't people just open... my works instead of accusing me?
Morality is the least of my concerns. To me, morality in a society that - however moral its pose - is hierarchically organized is simply a lie, an alibi for the inequalities that exist in society.
Samuel Beckett. He is a kind of hero for me.
I am a writer. I am rooted in Tolstoy, I am rooted in Homer, I am rooted in Cervantes.
Don Juan's story can have no end, and that, on my word, is the definitive and true story of 'Don Juan.'
I don't read my own books, but sometimes if there is a new edition I open it and then I feel this life of a writer was not so hopeless, not so bad.
An artist is only an exemplary person if you can see in his works how life goes.
On my travels I, at least, did not see Serbia as a land of paranoiacs - much more as the huge room of an orphaned, yes, an orphaned, abandoned child.
Most older people don't talk about the past so they won't have to admit that their life ran on the wrong rail.
I wrote about my journey through the country of Serbia exactly as I have always written my books, my literature.
My place is in Serbia if the NATO criminals bomb.
Not a word that I have written about Yugoslavia is denounceable, not a single one. It is literature.