Arundhati Roy : Quotes and Captions

Arundhati Roy : Quotes and Captions

Happy birthday, Arundhati Roy: Some memorable quotes by the author |  Lifestyle News,The Indian Express

  • “That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”


  • “If you’re happy in a dream, does that count?”


  • “This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.”


  • “Change is one thing. Acceptance is another.”


  • “The way her body existed only where he touched her. The rest of her was smoke.”


  • “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.”


  • “He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from him and put it in her hair.”


  • “When you hurt people, they begin to love you less. That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”


  • “There is a war that makes us adore our conquerors and despise ourselves.”


  • “Things can change in a day.”

12 Quotes From Arundhati Roy's

  • “Some things come with their own punishments.”


  • “I think that I was quite a grown-up child, and I have been a pretty childish adult.”


  • “Humans are animals of habit.”


  • “He held her as though she was a gift. Given to him in love. Something still and small. Unbearably precious.”


  • “She wondered how to un-know certain things, certain specific things that she knew but did not wish to know”


  • “Old. A viable die-able age.”


  • “Need was a warehouse that could accommodate a considerable amount of cruelty.”


  • “Even in the most uneventful of our lives, we are called upon to choose our battles…”


  • “Let’s leave one alive so that it can be lonely.”


  • “Here they learned to Wait. To Watch. To think thoughts and not voice them.”

12 Quotes From Arundhati Roy's

  • “His gratitude widened his smile and bent his back.”


  • “Love, after all, is the ingredient that separates a sacrifice from ordinary, everyday butchery.”


  • “One beach-colored. One brown. One Loved. One Loved a Little Less.”


  • “Sleep came to them, quick and easy, like money to millionaires.”


  • “From now on it is not dying we must fear, but living.”


  • “Neither question nor answer was meant as anything more than a polite preamble to conversation.”


  • “When you recreate the image of man, why repeat God’s mistakes?”


  • “Destroying us. You are constructing us. It’s yourselves that you are destroying.”


  • “She knew very well that she knew very well that she knew very well.”


  • “She viewed ethnic cleansing, famine and genocide as direct threats to her furniture.”


  • “She wasn’t a woman who smiled and said hello.”