Life Of Pi Book Quotes by Yann Martel and many others.
Much hostile and aggressive behaviour among animals is the expression of social insecurity.
It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go.
I know zoos are no longer in people’s good graces. Religion faces the same problem. Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.
Life on a lifeboat isn’t much of a life. It is like an end game in chess, a game with few pieces. The elements couldn’t be more simple, nor the stakes higher.
I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye.
It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names.
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.
I am a person who believes in form, in the harmony of order. Where we can, we must give things a meaningful shape.
The world isn’t just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn’t that make life a story?
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?
It is life’s only true opponent. Only fear can defeat life.
If you stumble at mere believability, what are you living for? Isn’t love hard to believe?
What a terrible thing it is to botch a farewell.
Religion is more than rite and ritual.
The reason death sticks so closely to life isn’t biological necessity – it’s envy.
Life on a lifeboat isn’t much of a life.
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.