R.K. Narayan Quotes

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R.K. Narayan Famous Quotes & Sayings

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R.K. Narayan quotes: But you are not my wife. You are a woman who will go to bed with anyone who flatters your antics. That's But you are not my wife. You are a woman who will go to bed with anyone who flatters your antics. That's
R.K. Narayan quotes: people only follow their inclinations, and sooner or later find their reward or retribution. That's the natural law of life, people only follow their inclinations, and sooner or later find their reward or retribution. That's the natural law of life,
R.K. Narayan quotes: No one ever accepts criticism so cheerfully. Neither the man who utters it nor the man who invites it really means it. No one ever accepts criticism so cheerfully. Neither the man who utters it nor the man who invites it really means it.
R.K. Narayan quotes: It seems to me that we generally do not have a correct measure of our own wisdom. It seems to me that we generally do not have a correct measure of our own wisdom.
R.K. Narayan quotes: The gods grow jealous of too much contentment anywhere, and they show their displeasure all of a sudden. The gods grow jealous of too much contentment anywhere, and they show their displeasure all of a sudden.
R.K. Narayan quotes: everyone is acting a part all the time, knowingly or unknowingly. everyone is acting a part all the time, knowingly or unknowingly.
R.K. Narayan quotes: You become writer by writing. It is a yoga. You become writer by writing. It is a yoga.
R.K. Narayan quotes: But there is this peculiarity about heat: it appears to affect only those that think of it. But there is this peculiarity about heat: it appears to affect only those that think of it.
R.K. Narayan quotes: How can two living entities possessing intelligence and judgement ever be tied together for a lifetime? How can two living entities possessing intelligence and judgement ever be tied together for a lifetime?
R.K. Narayan quotes: Every creature is born with a potential store of violence. Every creature is born with a potential store of violence.
R.K. Narayan quotes: Two and two, four; four and three, something else. Something into something, more; some more into less. Oh, God, numbers did give me a headache. Two and two, four; four and three, something else. Something into something, more; some more into less. Oh, God, numbers did give me a headache.
R.K. Narayan quotes: At this moment, let us not forget that my authority has been challenged not by a warrior but by a monkey! At this moment, let us not forget that my authority has been challenged not by a warrior but by a monkey!
R.K. Narayan quotes: Every minute becomes a yesterday and is lost forever. Every minute becomes a yesterday and is lost forever.
R.K. Narayan quotes: The only trouble was that the scripture master, Mr. Ebenzar, was a fanatic. The only trouble was that the scripture master, Mr. Ebenzar, was a fanatic.
R.K. Narayan quotes: Death and its associates, after the initial shock, produce callousness. Death and its associates, after the initial shock, produce callousness.
R.K. Narayan quotes: Certain things acquired an evil complexion if phrased, but remained harmless in the mind. Certain things acquired an evil complexion if phrased, but remained harmless in the mind.
R.K. Narayan quotes: Do you realize how few ever really understand how fortunate they are in their circumstances? Do you realize how few ever really understand how fortunate they are in their circumstances?
R.K. Narayan quotes: Life is about making right things and going on.. Life is about making right things and going on..
R.K. Narayan quotes: What can we do with a creature who returns to his doom with such a free heart? What can we do with a creature who returns to his doom with such a free heart?
R.K. Narayan quotes: It is stimulating to live in a society that is not standardized or mechanized, and is free from monotony. It is stimulating to live in a society that is not standardized or mechanized, and is free from monotony.
R.K. Narayan quotes: The unbeaten brat will remain unlearned, The unbeaten brat will remain unlearned,
R.K. Narayan quotes: What you see is my old shell; inside it's all changed. You can't share my life. What you see is my old shell; inside it's all changed. You can't share my life.
R.K. Narayan quotes: It's often said that God made man in His own image, it's also true that man makes God in his own image. It's often said that God made man in His own image, it's also true that man makes God in his own image.
R.K. Narayan quotes: A profound unmitigated loneliness is the only truth of life. A profound unmitigated loneliness is the only truth of life.
R.K. Narayan quotes: The compartment built to 'seat 8 passengers; 4 British Troops, or 6 Indian Troops' now carried only nine. The compartment built to 'seat 8 passengers; 4 British Troops, or 6 Indian Troops' now carried only nine.
R.K. Narayan quotes: Knowledge, like food, must be taken within limits. You must know only as much as you need, and not more. Knowledge, like food, must be taken within limits. You must know only as much as you need, and not more.
R.K. Narayan quotes: You threw a stone into a gutter it would only spurt filth in your face. You threw a stone into a gutter it would only spurt filth in your face.