Edwidge Danticat Quotes & Sayings (Page 2)

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Edwidge Danticat quotes and sayings page 2 (52 year old author). Here's quote # 11 through 20 out of the 23 we have for her.

Edwidge Danticat Quotes
“In fact that is the struggle that most Americans - As rich as this country is, most Americans are very limited in their interaction with the world, unless the world comes to us in a very shocking way.”
“On some level, now, we are joining the larger world and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways, sometimes. What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up. It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way.”
“You have all these people in the city and everything has become centralized. If you live outside the city and you need a birth certificate or some official paper from the government, you have to travel to the city.”
“On some levels, you can also have this feeling that we are being duped, somehow. And that the world is at play for something you would understand more if it were pure ideology. It is a very strange time and also basic things are being taken away.”
Edwidge Danticat Quotes
“People think that there is a country there that these people are only around when they are on CNN. I don't think that's limited to Haiti.”
Edwidge Danticat Quotes
“To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence.”
“Creating these messes that go from administration to administration and then you swoop in and clean them up - with that heroic Delta force - people not realizing that they were always there but doing different things than what we see them doing at the moment.”
Edwidge Danticat Quotes
“Especially moments when things are very difficult and complicated for me and I am still trying to grasp what is happening and I am still trying to understand and to reach family back home.”
“In terms of the idea of long-term occupation - I have been reading a little bit more about this period - and you can see in that occupation are many lessons for the current occupation of Iraq. So we have these connections that go way back that people aren't aware of.”
Edwidge Danticat Quotes
“More and more people are able to access information - thank goodness we have the Internet and if you are interested you can find things. Which is different than even 20 years ago.”

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