Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

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Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes
Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American author, known for some her works like Intrepreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth and The Lowland. She has won 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies. Here I have compiled down some of the best Jhumpa Lahiri quotes for you, hope you will learn something inspirational from them.

And yet he had loved her. A Bookish girl heedless of her beauty, unconscious of her effect. She'd been prepared to live her life alone but from the moment he'd known her he'd needed her.
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Do what I will never do.
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Everything is there
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In a world of diminishing mystery, the unknown persists.
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Isolation offered its own form of companionship.
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...learning was an act of rediscovery, knowledge a form of remembering.
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One hand, five homes. A lifetime in a fist.
Jhumpa Lahiri

Pet names are a persistant remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.
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Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.
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Sexy means loving someone you donot know.
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She learned that an act intended to express love could have nothing to do with it. That her heart and her body were different things.
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She has the gift of accepting her life.
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She watched his lips forming the words, at the same time she heard them under her skin, under her winter coat, so near and full of warmth that she felt herself go hot.
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Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.
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“That the last two letters in her name were the first two in his, a silly thing he never mentioned to her but caused him to believe that they were bound together.
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That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.
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The future haunted but kept her alive; it remained her sustenance and also her predator.
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The imperfection became a mark of distinction about their home. Something visitors noticed, the first family anecdote that was told.
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They were things for which it was impossible to prepare but which one spent a lifetime looking back at, trying to accept, interpret, comprehend. Things that should never have happened, that seemed out of place and wrong, these were what prevailed, what endured, in the end.
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Try to remember it always," he said once Gogol had reached him, leading him slowly back across the breakwater, to where his mother and Sonia stood waiting. "Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.
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War will bring the revolution; revolution will stop the war,
Jhumpa Lahiri

With children the clock is reset. We forget what came before.
Jhumpa Lahiri

With her own hand she'd painted herself into a corner, and then out of the picture altogether.
Jhumpa Lahiri

You are still young, free.. Do yourself a favor. Before it's too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.
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You remind me of everything that followed.
Jhumpa Lahiri
 
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