Jose Saramago Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Jose Saramago quotes, Jose Saramago sayings, and Jose Saramago proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The wise man contents himself with what he has, until such time as he invents something better. Jose Saramago
Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered. Jose Saramago
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. Jose Saramago
One cannot be too careful with words, they change their minds just as people do. Jose Saramago
Consciences keep silence more often than they should, that's why laws were created. Jose Saramago
Such is our need to shower blame on some distant entity when it is we who lack the courage to face up to what is there before us. Jose Saramago
Liking is probably the best form of ownership, and ownership the worst form of liking. Jose Saramago
Globalization is a form of totalitarianism. It is the rich who rule, and the poor live as they can. Jose Saramago
Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are. Jose Saramago
As citizens, we all have an obligation to intervene and become involved it's the citizen who changes things. Jose Saramago
Human vocabulary is still not capable, and probably never will be, of knowing, recognizing, and communicating everything that can be humanly experienced and felt. Jose Saramago
In order to protect the physical hygiene and mental health of the living, we usually bury the dead. Jose Saramago
A stomach accustomed to hunger is satisfied with very little. Jose Saramago
Today's bread does not eliminate yesterday's hunger, much less that of tomorrow. Jose Saramago
Human nature is, by definition, a talkative one, imprudent, indiscreet, gossipy, incapable of closing its mouth and keeping it closed. José Saramago
Why did we become blind, I don't know, perhaps one day we'll find out, Do you want me to tell you what I think, Yes, do, I don't think we did go blind, I think we are blind, Blind but seeing, Blind people who can see, but do not see. Jose Saramago
Blessed be the night, which conceals and protects things fair and foul with the same indifferent mantle. José Saramago
Liking is probably the best form of ownership, and ownership the worst form of liking. Jose Saramago
Inside us, there is something that has no name, that something is what we are. Jose Saramago