Quotes: Significantly Different Perspectives

“We used fish sauce the way Transylvanian villagers wore cloves of garlic to ward off vampires, in our case to establish a perimeter with those Westerners who could never understand that what was truly fishy was the nauseating stench of cheese. What was fermented fish compared to curdled milk?”

– Viet Thanh Nguyen in The Sympathizer

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