Quotes from Prokleta avlija

Ivo Andrić ·  120 pages

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“Ne mogu ja - kaže - dobri čovječe, ozdraviti, jer ja i nisam bolestan, nego sam ovakav, a od sebe se ne može ozdraviti.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Tako obično biva. Oni koje želimo da vidimo ne dolaze u časovima kad na njih mislimo i kad ih najviše očekujemo, a pojavljuju se u nekom trenutku kad smo mislima najdalje od njih. I našoj radosti zbog ponovnog viđenja tada treba malo vremena da se digne s dna, gde je potisnuta, i pojavi na površini.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Ja! - Teška riječ, koja u očima onih pred kojima je kazana određuje naše mjesto, kobno i nepromjenjivo, često daleko ispred ili iza onog što mi o sebi znamo, izvan naše volje i izvan naših snaga. Strašna riječ koja nas, jednom izgovorena, zauvijek vezuje i poistovjećuje sa svim onim što smo zamislili i rekli i sa čim nikad nismo ni pomišljali da se poistovjetimo, a u stvari smo, u sebi, već odavno jedno.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“„Тако обично бива. Оне које желимо да видимо не долазе у часовима кад на њих мислимо и кад их највише очекујемо, а појављују се у неком тренутку кад смо мислима најдаље од њих. И нашој радости због поновног виђења треба тада времена да се дигне са дна, где је потиснута, и појави на површини...”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Kod ljudi koji nam postanu bliski mi sve te pojedinosti prvog dodira sa njima obično zaboravljamo; izgleda nam kao da smo ih vazda znali i kao da su oduvek sa nama bili. Od svega toga u sećanju iskrsne ponekad samo neka nepovezana slika.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija



“Iz iskustva je znao kako štetni, i po društvo i pojedinca opasni mogu biti ljudi koji zbog svoje ograničenosti neograničeno veruju u svoju pamet i pronicjivost i u tačnost svakog svog suda i zaključka.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Misli dobro, pa će dobro i biti.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Od svega što ima i jeste,ja sam hteo da napravim sredstvo kojim bih savladao i osvojio svet, a sada je taj svet od mene načinio svoje sredstvo.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Ima takvih ljudi koji se nečega plaše ili stide, nešto žele da sakriju. I upravo zbog toga oni svojim pogledom stalno nastoje da privuku i zadrže tuđi pogled, u želji da ga vežu za svoje oči i da mu tako ne dopuste da ide dalje i da razgleda i ispituje crte njihova lica ili delove tela ili odeću na njima.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“A što može da očekuje od tih ljudi? Možda sažaljenje? To je jedino što mu ne treba i što mu nikad nije trebalo. Saučešće koje su mu ponekad pokazivali rijetki dobri i plemeniti ljudi za njega je samo mjera njegove zle sreće i besprimjernog poniženja. I za pokojnike sažaljenje je teško i uvredljivo, a kako ga je tek snositi još zdrav i svjestan svega, živ gledati u oči živim ljudima, da bi u njima pročitao samo jedno: sažaljenje?”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija



“Nešto od ljudske istine ostane uvek za one koji ih strpljivo slušaju ili čitaju.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Ako hoćeš da znaš kakva je neka država i njena uprava, i kakva im je budućnost, gledaj samo da saznaš koliko u toj zemlji ima čestitih i nevinih ljudi po zatvorima, a koliko zlikovaca i prestupnika na slobodi. To će ti najbolje kazati.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


“Tako obicno biva. Oni koje zelimo da vidimo ne dolaze u casovima kad na njih mislimo i kad ih najvise ocekujemo, a pojavljuju se u nekom trenutku kad smo mislima najdalje od njih.”
― Ivo Andrić, quote from Prokleta avlija


About the author

Ivo Andrić
Born place: in Dolac (Travnik), Bosnia and Herzegovina
Born date October 9, 1892
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