Vikram Seth Quotes

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vikram seth quotes
Vikram Seth Quotes
Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet, known for his works like The Golden Gate, A Suitable Boy, An Equal Music and Two Lives. Here I have compiled down some of the famous Vikram Seth quotes for you, hope you will learn something inspirational from them.

And an equation is the same whether it's written in red or green ink.
Vikram Seth

But I too hate long books: the better, the worse. If they're bad they merely make me pant with the effort of holding them up for a few minutes. But if they're good, I turn into a social moron for days, refusing to go out of my room, scowling and growling at interruptions, ignoring weddings and funerals, and making enemies out of friends. I still bear the scars of Middlemarch.
Vikram Seth

Fiction basically is a form of gossip where you want to enter other people's lives, the lives of people you don't know, and you want to know what's going to happen to them.
Vikram Seth

God save us from people who mean well.
Vikram Seth

Good books get praised, bad books get praised. Good books get ignored, bad books get ignored
Vikram Seth

Good music is good music, but it has to be good.
Vikram Seth

I don't think anyone should be banned. If you don't like a book, set it aside.
Vikram Seth

I need my natural laziness to be counteracted by obsession in order to do anything.
Vikram Seth

I often feel newspapers are just filling up space. Of course, I also know people who write really long books.
Vikram Seth

I rarely listen to music while writing. If I don't like it, it bothers me, and if I like it, it absorbs me so much I can't write.
Vikram Seth

I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostalgias.
Vikram Seth

I think goodness is about how person behaves to person, and also person to world, to nature.
Vikram Seth

I'm not sure anyone can understand a whole life, even their own.
Vikram Seth

In life's brief game to be a winner
A man must have...oh yes, above
All else, of course, someone to love.
Vikram Seth

Is it not love that knows how to make smooth things rough and rough things smooth?
Vikram Seth

My main motivation is not to get bored. I'm just hoping I get a vaguely maverick reputation.
Vikram Seth

Quietly they moved down the calm and sacred river that had come down to earth so that its waters might flow over the ashes of those long dead, and that would continue to flow long after the human race had, through hatred and knowledge, burned itself out.
Vikram Seth

The thing about inspiration is that it takes your mind off everything else.
Vikram Seth

What is the difference between my life and my love? One gets me low, the other lets me go.
Vikram Seth
 
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