Author: SharonKS

Quote – Harriet Stowe

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you … never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

Quote – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quote – Salman Rushdie

I repeat for the last time: to understand me, you’ll have to swallow a world.

– Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children

Quote – James Joyce

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.

– James Joyce

Quote – Salman Rushdie

The only people who see the whole picture,’ he murmured, ‘are the ones who step out of the frame.

– Salman Rushdie, The Ground Beneath Her Feet

Quote – Milan Kundera

The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people.

– Milan Kundera

Quote – Salman Rushdie

Memory’s truth, because memory has its own special kind. It selects, eliminates, alters, exaggerates, minimizes, glorifies, and vilifies also; but in the end it creates its own reality, its heterogeneous but usually coherent version of events; and no sane human being ever trusts someone else’s version more than his own.

– Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children

Quote – Helen Keller

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

– Helen Keller

Quote – Anais Nin

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.

– Anais Nin

Quote – Robert Frost

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

– Robert Frost

Quote – Buddha

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

– Buddha

Quote – Lord Byron

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

Lord Byron