Best Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes 2021

No matter how tough and bitter today is for you, your tomorrow will be better. Make sure you start or continue to pray fervently to God for mercy and a dramatic change in your life. Moreover, don’t stop doing that which makes you happy and highly productive. Below we are sharing a collection of Best Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes. We hope these motivational quotes by Jhumpa Lahiri will motivate you to achieve success in life.

Best Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

1. “Isolation offered its own form of companionship.” Jhumpa Lahiri

2. “Writing is one of the most assertive things a person can do.” Jhumpa Lahiri

3. “I always think first about the nature of the story. When I had the idea for ‘The Namesake,’ I felt that it had to be a novel – it couldn’t work as a story.” Jhumpa Lahiri

4. “I approach writing stories as a recorder. I think of my role as some kind of reporting device – recording and projecting.” Jhumpa Lahiri

5. “Fiction is the only way I know a human being can inhabit the mind of another human being.” Jhumpa Lahiri

Best Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

6. “She has the gift of accepting her life.” Jhumpa Lahiri

7. “One hand, five homes. A lifetime in a fist.” Jhumpa Lahiri

8. “A lot of my upbringing was about denying or fretting or evading.” Jhumpa Lahiri

9. “A writer has to true to him or herself. Period.” That’s it!” Jhumpa Lahiri

10. “A bicultural upbringing is a rich but imperfect thing.” Jhumpa Lahiri

11. “The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace.” Jhumpa Lahiri

12. “With children, the clock is reset. We forget what came before.” Jhumpa Lahiri

Best Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

13. “I wanted to pull away from the things that marked my parents as being different.” Jhumpa Lahiri

14. “Pack a pillow and blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it.” Jhumpa Lahiri

15. “That’s what books are for to travel without moving an inch.” Jhumpa Lahiri

16. “She supposed that all those years of loving a person who was dishonest had taught her a few things.” Jhumpa Lahiri

17. “Being a writer means taking the leap from listening to saying ‘Listen to me.” Jhumpa Lahiri

18. “Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary, as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.” Jhumpa Lahiri

19. “She learned that an act intended to express love could have nothing to do with it. That her heart and her body were different things.” Jhumpa Lahiri

20. “It didn’t matter that I wore clothes from Sears, I was still different. I looked different. My name was different. I wanted to pull away from the things that marked my parents as being different.” Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

21. “That the last two letters in her name were the first two in his, a silly thing he never mentioned to her but caused him to believe that they were bound together.” Jhumpa Lahiri

22. “She has given birth to vagabonds. She is the keeper of all these names and numbers now, numbers she once knew by heart, numbers and addresses her children no longer remember.” Jhumpa Lahiri

23. “They were things for which it was impossible to prepare but which one spent a lifetime looking back at, trying to accept, interpret, comprehend. Things that should never have happened, that seemed out of place and wrong, these were what prevailed, what endured, in the end.” Jhumpa Lahiri

24. “Pet names are a persistent remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.” Jhumpa Lahiri

25. “I am drawn to any story that makes me want to read from one sentence to the next. I have no other criterion.” Jhumpa Lahiri

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