Monthly Quotes: November 2020


मुझे कहानियाँ लिखने में भी शायद इसलिए मज़ा आता है कि मैं वहाँ वह सब पा लेता हूँ जो जीवन में पकड़ से बाहर है।

Manav Kaul, Prem Kabootar

कितना कठिन हो जाता है ख़ुद के साथ रहना, मैंने कहीं यह वाक्य लिखा।

Manav Kaul, Prem Kabootar

सामाजिक खट-खट का दिनभर की खट-पट से ज़्यादा ताल्लुक़ नहीं है। बाहर की जितनी भी आवाज़ें हैं, वे मुझे भीतर की ही आवाज़ें लगती हैं।

Manav Kaul, Prem Kabootar

अगर एक क़सम खाई होती तो क़सम से मैं वो क़सम शायद तोड़ भी देता।

Manav Kaul, Prem Kabootar

बार आँख खुलने पर सुबह नहीं होती।

Manav Kaul, Prem Kabootar

That’s all it takes, one drop of fear, to curdle love into hate.

James M. Cain, Double Indemnity

It is easy to pretend that nobody can change anything, that society is huge and the individual is less than nothing. But the truth is individuals make the future, and they do it by imagining that things can be different.

Neil Gaiman, Art Matters

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before

Neil Gaiman, Art Matters

Fiction is the lie that tells the truth.

Neil Gaiman, Art Matters

We have an obligation to Read For Pleasure. If others see us reading, we show that reading is A Good Thing.” “It gets you through good times and it gets you through the other ones.

Neil Gaiman, Art Matters

Sometimes a book about other people’s problems is way better than your own

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


It is a generous gift to do something you don’t necessarily want to do, at great expense of time and money, because you know it will make someone else very happy.

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


the painful realization that your children need other people in their lives besides you, that soon you’ll be relegated to the sidelines of their adult lives and have no idea who you are anymore.

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


when we are young, it’s hard to choose who to love. When we are older, it becomes an imperative.

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


when you take positive steps in your life, the universe rewards you by making your path forward easier.

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


He said we had to shape our dreams around the world as it would be, not as it was.

Kelly Harms, The overdue life of Amy Byler


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