Knut Hamsun Quote

The intelligent poor individual was a much finer observer than the intelligent rich one. The poor individual looks around him at every step, listens suspiciously to every word he hears from the people he meets; thus, every step he takes presents a problem, a task, for his thoughts and feelings. He is alert and sensitive, he is experienced, his soul has been burned...


Hunger (ed. Canongate Books, 1999) - ISBN: 9781847673640

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The intelligent poor individual was a much finer observer than the intelligent rich one. The poor individual looks around him at every step, listens...

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The intelligent poor individual was a much finer observer than the intelligent rich one. The poor individual looks around him at every step, listens...

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The intelligent poor individual was a much finer observer than the intelligent rich one. The poor individual looks around him at every step, listens...

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The intelligent poor individual was a much finer observer than the intelligent rich one. The poor individual looks around him at every step, listens...