Amish Tripathi Quotes

When I was young I never thought I was going to be a writer! I was academically orientated and active at sports but I didn't have one creative bone in my body.

The most powerful force in a woman's life is the need to be appreciated loved and cherished for what she is.

With due apologies to Shakespeare some people are born writers some people achieve it after a lot of hard work some people have a writing career thrust upon them. I am in that last group.

The opposite of love is not hate its apathy when u simply don't bother about that person!

The opposite of love is not hate its apathy when you simply don't bother about that person!

The oppposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual oppposite of love is apathy. When you don't care a damn as to what happens to the other person.

In the ancient times bards went around singing the epics which were storehouses of philosophy.

I was a very happy banker but I feel happier as an author.

I am a voracious reader so it's difficult for me to give a list of my favourite authors of all time.

A writer can't afford to just focus on writing and leave marketing aside in today's competitive market.

I believe if you want to convey a complex philosophy it's advisable to keep it simple: day-to-day lingo.

I believe if you want to convey a complex philosophy its advisable to keep it simple: day-to-day lingo.

Anuj Bahari has always been a really good literary agent for me. What a good agent does is that he manages many of your business aspects so you can keep your time free for writing.

When I'm writing I am lost in my book. Except family and close friends I don't care about what critics publishers or readers might think.

A relationship is not just for fun it is also about trust and acknowledge that you can depend on your partner. Relationships based on passion and excitement do not last.

I guess what I'm trying to say is that I want a woman who is better than I am; a woman who will compel me to bow my head in admiration.

I loved history in my school days and I have always been a voracious reader. But in India you end up doing MBA engineering or medicine.

Since I don't come from a privileged background I couldn't afford to be irresponsible with career decisions. I wrote two books alongside my job and resigned only when I realised I can make a living.

Most educated Indians are bilingual. Amongst the urban elite though there is a disdain for regional languages. That's unfortunate.

Weak people never admit that they are responsible for their own state. They always blame either circumstances or others.

When the gardeners are good the flower will bloom.

Don't turn blue all over now.

his burden didn't feel any lighter. but he felt strong enough to carry it

There are no bystanders in a dharmayudh - it is a holy war.

When the book is over I think of innovative marketing ways to reach to a larger audience. I think wine and cheese book launch parties are a waste.

Songs of different moods are like keys which help me enter the world of my book's characters.

India is a musical country so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book.

A man becomes Mahadev only when he fights for good.

The distance between Evil and Good is a vast expanse in which many can exist without being either.

Writing about our gods in English is unnatural but I believe language is just a carrier - a means to an end.

A person's ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.

Creating music is a wonderful way to celebrate our devotion for Lord Shiva.

Myths are part of our DNA. We're a civilisation with a continuous culture. The effort to modernize it keeps it alive. Readers connect with it.

Standing by and doing nothing while a sin is committed is as bad as committing the sin itself

Nature is not concerned about fairness it only interested in efficiency.

I don't think I'm any competition to the already-existing canon of writers in Kannada. How can I ever even think of comparing myself?

Nothing is more important than life. Nothing. You realise the simplicity of that point only when you confront death everyday.

Even though many Indians can read or speak English for most it is not their first language. At the office we speak in English but we consume our culture in our own language.

The good news is that a vast majority of Indians from different religions see no contradiction between religiosity and liberalism keep India stable. We religious liberals don't talk loudly enough.

Fate controls only the weak Your Highness. The strong mould the providence the want

If you have to write a fictional adventure to convey a philosophy of evil the best person is the destroyer of evil himself Lord Shiva.

A lot of people are capable Neelkanth. What makes a capable person truly dangerous is his conviction.

A leader is not just a person who gives orders. He is also the one who symbolises the society he leads. If the leader is corrupt then the society must be corrupt too.

Creation and destruction are the two ends of the same moment. And everything between the creation and the next destruction is the journey of life.

The rivers fight with each other with the only currency that they know water. We humans fight with the only currency that we know in this age violence.

I'm certainly not surprised by the passion of the youth for our myths. Mythology is almost a part of an Indian's DNA.

Whether a man is a legend or not is decided by history not fortune tellers.

No. The purpose is not the destination but the journey itself. Only those who understand this simple truth can experience true happiness.

It's our greed to extract more and more from good that turns it into evil.

What is forgotten however is that many times the Good we create leads to Evil that will destroy us.

Mythology and history are my passion. I grew up in a religious family and learnt about our scriptures and philosophies. It's the language I'm comfortable with.

Truth doesn't have to be liked. It only has to be spoken. Speak it out. The truth may hurt you but it will set you free.

There is a wealth of readership for regional language literature in India that is not given importance. We must give respect to our own languages.

If your purpose is to make money you shouldn't get into writing.

The key question isn't 'What is Evil?' The key question is 'When does the Good become Evil?

As a writer it's important to stay true to your story without giving a hoot about publishers critics and readers. You should do your karma as an author the way you want to and rest is up to God.

As a writer its important to stay true to your story without giving a hoot about publishers critics and readers. You should do your karma as an author the way you want to and rest is up to God.

Strong people stick to their morals no matter what the trials and tribulations Weak people many a times do not even realize how low they have sunk.

India has a long tradition of reinterpreting religious myths.

The youth in India tend to be rebellious as with everywhere else and that makes Shiva exciting. He has the rebellious qualities that the youths like.

There is your truth and there is my truth. As for the universal truth it does not exist.

People do what their society rewards them to do. If the society rewards trust people will be trusting