Michael Ondaatje Quotes & Sayings

A New YouTube Channel for PreSchool Learning

26 most famous Michael Ondaatje quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 78 year old Sri Lankan author born on Sep 12, 1943.

Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“Truth, at the wrong time, can be dangerous.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“It's why you create characters: so you can argue with yourself.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“I'm a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I'm a member of both countries.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“As a writer, one is busy with archaeology.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“I don't see novels ending with any real sense of closure.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“I see the poem or the novel ending with an open door.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“I don't have a plan for a story when I sit down to write. I would get quite bored carrying it out.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“A writer uses a pen instead of a scalpel or blow torch.”
Michael Ondaatje Quotes
“That's Anil's path. She grows up in Sri Lanka, goes and gets educated abroad, and through fate or chance gets brought back by the Human Rights Commission to investigate war crimes.”

Michael Ondaatje Quotes Rating

No Ratings Yet
Leave A Comment