Vikram Seth

Quotes: Vikram Seth

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    An equation is the same whether it's written in red or green ink.
    Source: Een geschikte jongen (1993) 171
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    Boredom provides a stronger inclination to write than anything.
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    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.
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    For a writer, obsession is a good substitute for self-discipline.
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    God save us from people who mean well.
    Source: Een geschikte jongen (1993) 261
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    I am certainly not allergic to causes - particularly on subjects such as religious intolerance.
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    I don't pick and choose subjects or settings; they pick and choose me.
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    I have a reputation for being hermitlike. I'm not. I'm just obsessed with my work.
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    I think goodness is about how person behaves to person, and also person to world, to nature.
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    I think if something is worth doing, it's worth doing well. And worth thinking about it as well.
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    I'm not sure anyone can understand a whole life, even their own.
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    Is it not love that knows how to make smooth things rough and rough things smooth?
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    Of course, the greater one's need, the greater one's propensity to be mesmerized.
    Source: Een geschikte jongen (1993) 609
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    The thing about inspiration is that it takes your mind off everything else.
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