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Mo Yan's Profile

Brief about Mo Yan: By info that we know Mo Yan was born at 1955-02-17. And also Mo Yan is Chinese Novelist.

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A writer should bury his thoughts deep and convey them through the characters in his novel.

Tags: Deep, Thoughts, Writer

For a country boy, poor as I was, whose constant worry was to be able to have enough to eat, the Army guaranteed one's survival.

Tags: Country, Enough, Poor

I have always been independent.

Tags: Courage, Real, True

I think that China has many outstanding authors, and their great works should also be recognised by the world.

Tags: China, Great, Works

I think writers write for their consciences, they write for their own true audiences, for their souls.

Tags: True, Write, Writers

I write about my region, the countryside in which I grew up.

Tags: Region, Write

Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation.

Tags: Creation, Hunger, Loneliness

No person writes to win awards.

Tags: Awards, Win, Writes

One of the biggest problems in literature is the lack of subtlety.

Tags: Lack, Literature, Problems

Possibly because I've lived so much of my life in difficult circumstances, I think I have a more profound understanding of life.

Tags: Difficult, Life, Profound

When someone forces me to do something I don't do it.

Tags: Forces, Someone

A writer should express criticism and indignation at the dark side of society and the ugliness of human nature, but we should not use one uniform expression.

Tags: Human, Nature, Society

I am also well aware that literature only has a minimal influence on political disputes or economic crises in the world, but its significance to human beings is ancient.

Tags: Human, Influence, Political

I heard so many stories from Gaomi's peasants that I had an irrepressible urge to write them down. Today, Gaomi's peasants know that they have become famous around the world through my writings, but I think they are a little puzzled by this.

Tags: Become, Famous, Today

I'll continue on the path I've been taking, feet on the ground, describing people's lives, describing people's emotions, writing from the standpoint of the ordinary people.

Tags: Lives, Path, Writing

My works are Chinese literature, which is part of world literature. They show the life of Chinese people as well as the country's unique culture and folk customs.

Tags: Country, Life, Show

When literature exists, perhaps we do not notice how important it is, but when it does not exist, our lives become coarsened and brutal. For this reason, I am proud of my profession, but also aware of its importance.

Tags: Become, Proud, Reason

What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms, which is a book of gratitude for the created world, is a recognition that all good things on Earth are God's, every good gift is from above. They are good if we recognize where they came from and if we treat them the way the Designer intended them to be treated.

Tags: God, Good, Gratitude

When I write, I try to represent the ordinary person in the pew, which means that, ironically, I'm qualified to write about prayer by being unqualified!

Tags: Prayer, Try, Write

You are free to reject God. Make sure that you're really rejecting God, not some caricature of God that the church has shown you. But I, one, respect a God who not only allows us to reject Him but includes the arguments we can use against Him in the Bible. I respect that.

Tags: God, Him, Respect