Life Of Pi Book Quotes by Yann Martel and many others.
The blackness would stir and eventually go away, and God would remain, a shining point of light in my heart. I would go on loving.
I know zoos are no longer in people’s good graces. Religion faces the same problem. Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.
If Christ spent an anguished night in prayer, if He burst out from the Cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” then surely we are also permitted doubt. But we must move on. To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
Nature can put on a thrilling show. The stage is vast, the lighting is dramatic, the extras are innumerable, and the budget for special effects is absolutely unlimited.
Jesus, Mary, Muhammad and Vishnu, how good to see you Richard Parker!
Why do people move? What makes them uproot and leave everything they’ve known for a great unknown beyond the horizon? … The answer is the same the world over: people move in the hope of a better life.
It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.
Much hostile and aggressive behaviour among animals is the expression of social insecurity.
Why can’t reason give greater answers? Why can we throw a question further than we can pull in an answer? Why such a vast net if there’s so little fish to catch?
You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it.
What a terrible thing it is to botch a farewell.
My greatest wish – other than salvation – was to have a book.
To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
Life on a lifeboat isn’t much of a life.
I did not count the days or the weeks or the months. Time is an illusion that only makes us pant. I survived because I forgot even the very notion of time.
Religion is more than rite and ritual.
The reason death sticks so closely to life isnвЂ™t biological necessity вЂ“ itвЂ™s envy.