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Any film is about heroism: the triumph of good over evil. If you look back at my films, you will see that as a recurring theme.


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SALMAN RUSHDIE
In an ideal world, you could reunite the Pakistan-occupied part of Kashmir with the Indian-occupied ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
What happened in Pakistan was that people were told: You're all Muslim, so now you're a coun...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Both France and Britain are supportive of India's bid for a broad-based agreement on trade and i...
SALMAN KHURSHID
In international relations, in foreign policy, a great deal has to do with historical circumstances,...
SALMAN KHURSHID
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
So India’s problem turns out to be the world’s problem. What happened in India has happened in G...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Whores and writers, Mahound. We are the people you can't forgive.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; t...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
I make no complaint. I am a writer. I do not accept my condition; I will strive to change it; but I ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
In television, the 60-minute series, 'The Wire' and 'Mad Men' and so on, the writer ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
When the bad time begins, you may feel alone, because your mind never goes with you. Even your shado...
SALMAN AZIZ
Pakistan is alarmed by the rising Indian influence in Afghanistan, and fears that an Afghanistan cle...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Our lives disconnect and reconnect, we move on, and later we may again touch one another, again boun...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
We all owe death a life.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
To understand just one life you have to swallow the world ... do you wonder, then, that I was a heav...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
People see what they want to see. People say what they like to say. People hear what they always try...
SALMAN AZIZ
There's a lot of conflict and darkness inside everybody's family. We all pretend to outsider...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Keeping silence doesn’t show the weakness! It shows the patience to forgive.
SALMAN AZIZ
If power was a a cry, then human lives were lived in the echo of the cries of others.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
A question I have often asked is, ‘What would an inoffensive political cartoon look like?’ What ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Obviously, it is a very great honor and I'm very pleased to have it, and it's very nice to be recogn...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Our lives, our stories, flowed into one another's, were no longer our own, individual, discrete.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
People are always busy in trying to manipulate and dominate others!
SALMAN AZIZ
Choosing the right career is the most difficult task for a person who is multi-talented and versatil...
SAAD SALMAN
Things aren't like this," he kept repeating. "It shouldn't be this way." As if he had access to some...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
It is often said by religious people that without its framework, there is no sense of right or wrong...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
[What Rushdie took away from reading Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum]: Go for broke. Always try and do t...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
The way you write a screenplay is that you close your eyes and run the movie in your head and then y...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
They fuck you up, your mum and dad? No, that wasn't it at all. Well, they did do that, perhaps, but ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
In the '50s, listening to Elvis and others on the radio in Bombay - it didn't feel alien. No...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
I've never had very high regard for therapists. I owe my health, my mental survival, to my frien...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
If Woody Allen were a Muslim, he'd be dead by now.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Social norms define buildings not Architecture
SALMAN SANA
One of the strange things that happens when you publish a book is that you begin ... to see what res...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist
SALMAN RUSHDIE
And now, as if to finish things off, the Himalayan winter is setting in, and the greatest calamity o...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
In the real world, immeasurable hurt is caused by terrorists based in Pakistan who attack countries ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because ...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
What's the use of stories that aren't even true?
SALMAN RUSHDIE
A real actor can’t love anyone. Cause he/she only pretends to be lover. Cause he/she still in the ...
SALMAN AZIZ
But there's one thing we must all be clear about: terrorism is not the pursuit of legitimate goa...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
The only thing worse than a bad review from the Ayatollah Khomeini would be a good review from the A...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
I've been fascinated by Machiavelli since I was very young. I've always felt that he had a b...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
The difference between memoir and autobiography, as far as I see it, is that a memoir is there prima...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Hyperrealism can create an atmosphere of surrealism because nobody sees the world in such detail.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Many writers who have had to deal with the subject of atrocity can't face it head-on.
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Original thought, original artistic expression is by its very nature questioning, irreverent, iconoc...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
If you live in free countries, you don't have to spend all your life arguing about freedom becau...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanat...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
Stories in families are colossally important. Every family has stories: some funny, some proud, some...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
I think, in a written novel, the way in which you play with the readers' emotion or the way in w...
SALMAN RUSHDIE