Zadie Smith Quotes
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Zadie Smith FRSL, a collection of essays. She has been a tenured professor in the Creative Writing faculty of New York University since September 2010.
“She had that thing most people don't have - curiosity. She might not have always got the right answers, but she wanted to ask the questions. It's very hard if you are interested in ideas and all that, ideas and the philosophies of the past, it's very hard to find someone around here to really talk to. That's the tragedy of the thing really I mean, when you think about it. Certainly I can't find anyone around here to talk to anymore. And for a woman it's even harder you see. They can feel very trapped - because of the patriarchy. I do feel everyone needs to have these little chats now and then.”
Rating 4.26 em 5(19 Votes)
“Under every friendship there is a difficult sentence that must be said, in order that the friendship can be survived.”
Rating 4.53 em 5(17 Votes)
“In short, it was precisely the kind of friendship and Englishman makes on holiday, that he can make only on holiday. A friendship that crosses class and color, a friendship that takes as its basis physical proximity and survives because the Englishman assumes the physical proximity will not continue.”
Rating 4.42 em 5(12 Votes)