When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.
("Life of Pi")
More Quotes from Yann Martel:Christianity is a religion in a rush.
Catholics have a reputation for severity, for judgment that comes down heavily.
Dawn came and matters were worse for it. Because now, emerging from the darkness, I could see, what before I had only felt, the great curtains of rain crashing down on me from towering heights and the waves that threw a path over me and trod me underfoot one after another.
First wonder goes deepest; wonder after that fits in the impression made by the first.
My gratitude to him is as boundless as the Pacific ocean.
The presence of God is the finest of rewards.
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