Aharon Appelfeld Quotes

  • The writer in western civilization has become not a voice of his tribe, but of his individuality. This is a very narrow-minded situation.

  • The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives, but it also has become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him.

  • People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.