Rohinton Mistry Quotes

Top 51 wise famous quotes and sayings by Rohinton Mistry

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Rohinton Mistry quotes: But it was an unrefrigerated world. And everything ended badly. But it was an unrefrigerated world. And everything ended badly.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: When a culture vanishes, humanity is the loser. When a culture vanishes, humanity is the loser.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: When a culture vansihes, humanity is the loser. When a culture vansihes, humanity is the loser.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Like trapped animals struggling to break free. What a curse was sickness in old age. This damned Parkinson's, cruel as torture. Like trapped animals struggling to break free. What a curse was sickness in old age. This damned Parkinson's, cruel as torture.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Time, the ultimate grandmaster that could never be checkmated. There was no way out of its distended belly. Time, the ultimate grandmaster that could never be checkmated. There was no way out of its distended belly.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The worst part of great poverty is that you become blind to it. The worst part of great poverty is that you become blind to it.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Democracy is a see-saw between complete chaos and tolerable confusion Democracy is a see-saw between complete chaos and tolerable confusion
Rohinton Mistry quotes: He wanted his noises to touch the others; friendly noises could melt hostility. He wanted his noises to touch the others; friendly noises could melt hostility.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Haunted by the unhappiness that appeared like an ugly creature to live in their home Haunted by the unhappiness that appeared like an ugly creature to live in their home
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The face has limited space. My mother used to say, if you fill your face with laughing, there will be no more room for crying. The face has limited space. My mother used to say, if you fill your face with laughing, there will be no more room for crying.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: This was an outstanding family subject in our real life. This was an outstanding family subject in our real life.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: A lifetime had to be crafted, just like anything else, she thought, it had to be moulded and beaten and burnished in order to get the most out of it. A lifetime had to be crafted, just like anything else, she thought, it had to be moulded and beaten and burnished in order to get the most out of it.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Soon the evening gloom would materialize, infect the fibre-filled air, drape itself over her bed, depress her from now till morning. Soon the evening gloom would materialize, infect the fibre-filled air, drape itself over her bed, depress her from now till morning.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: If you ignore little things, they become big problems. If you ignore little things, they become big problems.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The Law is a grim, unsmiling thing. Not Justice, though. Justice is witty and whimsical and kind and caring. The Law is a grim, unsmiling thing. Not Justice, though. Justice is witty and whimsical and kind and caring.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: There was no such thing as perfect privacy, life was a perpetual concert-hall recital with a captive audience. There was no such thing as perfect privacy, life was a perpetual concert-hall recital with a captive audience.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Lately you are brooding too much about rights. Give up this dangerous habit. Lately you are brooding too much about rights. Give up this dangerous habit.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Independence came at a high price: a debt with a payment schedule of hurt and regret. Independence came at a high price: a debt with a payment schedule of hurt and regret.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The whole quilt is much more important than any single square. The whole quilt is much more important than any single square.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Make up your mind, yaar, choose one thing.''How can I? I'm just a human being,' he replied Make up your mind, yaar, choose one thing.'
'How can I? I'm just a human being,' he replied
Rohinton Mistry quotes: World can be a bewildering place,and dreams and ambitions are often paths to the most pernicious of traps World can be a bewildering place,and dreams and ambitions are often paths to the most pernicious of traps
Rohinton Mistry quotes: There didn't seem to her any harm in it, and the make-believe was so comforting. There didn't seem to her any harm in it, and the make-believe was so comforting.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Walk, first, through the fire, then philosophize ... Walk, first, through the fire, then philosophize ...
Rohinton Mistry quotes: So we tell the same story, over and over. Just the details are different So we tell the same story, over and over. Just the details are different
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The carnage upon the chessboard of life, left wounded humans in its wake The carnage upon the chessboard of life, left wounded humans in its wake
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Daughter-in-law is just a word. Call her anything you like. The hand of good fortune is not fussy about words. Daughter-in-law is just a word. Call her anything you like. The hand of good fortune is not fussy about words.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: The secret of survival was to balance hope and despair The secret of survival was to balance hope and despair
Rohinton Mistry quotes: He who spits paan at the ceiling only blinds himself. He who spits paan at the ceiling only blinds himself.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: He had learned that dignity could not be acquired from accoutrements and accessories; it cam unasked, it grew from one's ability to endure. He had learned that dignity could not be acquired from accoutrements and accessories; it cam unasked, it grew from one's ability to endure.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Did life treat everyone so wantonly, ripping the good things to pieces while letting bad things fester and grow like fungus Did life treat everyone so wantonly, ripping the good things to pieces while letting bad things fester and grow like fungus
Rohinton Mistry quotes: How starved they seemed for ordinary kindness How starved they seemed for ordinary kindness
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Please do not bring female visitors of the opposite sex into rooms. Please do not bring female visitors of the opposite sex into rooms.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Hell has ways of permeating heaven's membrane. Hell has ways of permeating heaven's membrane.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Distance was a dangerous thing, she knew. Distance changed people. Distance was a dangerous thing, she knew. Distance changed people.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: Flirting with madness is one thing. But when madness starts flirting back, its time to call the whole thing off. Flirting with madness is one thing. But when madness starts flirting back, its time to call the whole thing off.
Rohinton Mistry quotes: If there was an abundance of misery in the world, there was also sufficient joy, yes - as long as one knew where to look for it. If there was an abundance of misery in the world, there was also sufficient joy, yes - as long as one knew where to look for it.