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Shehan Karunatilaka Quotes & Sayings

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If a liar tells you he is lying, is he telling the truth. — Shehan Karunatilaka

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I know now that doors open as quickly as they close. That nothing very good or very bad lasts for very long. — Shehan Karunatilaka

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When a New Zealand journo, with a nose resembling the beak of his national bird, asked me why Lankans have long names, I told him I would rather have a long name than a long nose. He replied he'd rather have a long you-know-what. Such is the insightful cricketing analysis that goes on in the press box. — Shehan Karunatilaka

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Jonny has a theory that South Africa are doomed to choke in every major tournament for the next fifty years as payment for apartheid. He also believes that England will spend centuries working off their colonial sins by performing miserably at sport. I then ask him why Australia, who wiped out generations of Aborigines, win everything in every sport, and he shuts up. — Shehan Karunatilaka

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I have no idea what the song is about, but at least it does not sound like furniture falling down stairs — Shehan Karunatilaka

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Sports can unite worlds, tear down walls and transcend race, the past, and all probability. Unlike life, sport matters. — Shehan Karunatilaka

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Throughout my life, even when times were tough, I never stopped buying books. Or, come to think of it, booze. My library is dusty and well stocked. My liver is well worn. — Shehan Karunatilaka