Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes & Sayings

61 most famous Kazuo Ishiguro quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 63 year old British author born on Nov 8, 1954.

Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“I wouldn't want to try to adapt something of my own. It would be like going back to school and doing all my exams again.”
“We all live inside bodies that will deteriorate. But when you look at human beings, they're capable of very decent things: love, loyalty. When time is running out, they don't care about possessions or status. They want to put things right if they've done wrong.”
Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“When you become a parent, or a teacher, you turn into a manager of this whole system. You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child, regulating it.”
Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“Many of our deepest motives come, not from an adult logic of how things work in the world, but out of something that is frozen from childhood.”
Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma.”
“I loved cowboy films and TV series, and I learned bits of English from them. My favorite was 'Laramie', with Robert Fuller and John Smith. I used to watch 'The Lone Ranger', which had been famous in Japan as well. I idolized these cowboys.”
“There's something peculiar about writing fiction. It requires an interesting balance between seeing the world as a child and having the wisdom of a middle-aged person. The further you get from childhood and the experience of the teenage years, the greater the danger of losing that wellspring.”
Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“What interests me is the surprising enormous extent to which most people accept the fate that's been given to them, and find some dignity.”
“I'm interested in memory because it's a filter through which we see our lives, and because it's foggy and obscure, the opportunities for self-deception are there. In the end, as a writer, I'm more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened.”
Kazuo Ishiguro Quotes
“I think jogging is bad for your health. All that pressure on the knees and back cannot be good for you.”

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