V. S. Naipaul Quotes

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V.S. Naipaul Quotes
V. S. Naipaul, is a Trinidad born Nobel Prize winning British writer, known for his novels like A House of Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, Miguel Street, and An Area of Darkness. Here I have compiled some of the best V. S. Naipaul quotes, hope you will learn from them.


After all, we make ourselves according to the ideas we have of our possibilities.
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River

And it was strange, I thought, that sorrow lasts and can make a man look forward to death, but the mood of victory fills a moment and then is over
V.S. Naipaul

Everybody is interesting for an hour, but few people can last more than two.
V.S. Naipaul

His ignorance seemed to widen with everything he read.
V.S. Naipaul, Half a Life

It is wrong to have an ideal view of the world. That's where the mischief starts. That's where everything starts unravelling...
V.S. Naipaul, Magic Seeds

It isn't that there's no right and wrong here. There's no right.
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River

Life doesn't have a neat beginning and a tidy end, life is always going on. You should begin in the middle and end in the middle, and it should be all there.
V.S. Naipaul, Half a Life

Like many isolated people, they were wrapped up in themselves and not too interested in the world outside.
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River

Men need history; it helps them to have an idea of who they are. But history, like sanctity, can reside in the heart; it is enough that there is something there
V.S. Naipaul, The Enigma of Arrival

Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for themselves. They limit themselves to fewer possibilities by the narrowness of their vision.
V.S. Naipaul

One always writes comedy at the moment of deepest hysteria.
V.S. Naipaul

Paradise seemed further away than India, but Hell had become a bit closer
V.S. Naipaul

Small things start us in new ways of thinking
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River

The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves.
V.S. Naipaul, In a Free State

The world is what it is; men who are nothing, who allow themselves to become nothing, have no place in it.
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River
 
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