„Not only has our generation lost faith in Providence but also in man himself, in his institutions and often in those who are nearest to him.“

Nobel lecture (1978)
Kontext: Not only has our generation lost faith in Providence but also in man himself, in his institutions and often in those who are nearest to him. In their despair a number of those who no longer have confidence in the leadership of our society look up to the writer, the master of words. They hope against hope that the man of talent and sensitivity can perhaps rescue civilization. Maybe there is a spark of the prophet in the artist after all.

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