Jesus, Mary, Muhammad and Vishnu, how good to see you Richard Parker!
("Life of Pi")
More Quotes from Yann Martel:The presence of God is the finest of rewards.
Life is a peephole, a single tiny entry onto a vastness--how can I not dwell on this brief, cramped view of things? This peephole is all I've got!
There are many examples of animals coming to surprising living arrangements...where an animal takes a human being or another animal to be one of it's kind.
That's what fiction is about, isn't it, the selective transforming of reality? The twisting of it to bring out its essence?
Religion is more than rite and ritual.
Blessed be shock. Blessed be the part of us that protects us from too much pain and sorrow. At the heart of life is a fusebox.
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To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish. We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we looked for a socialism with a human face. It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed.
In the restaurant business, you never want to have enemies, whereas it seems that many politicians judge their success by how high their enemies are and whether they can show that they can hold their ground and give a punch for every punch they take.