Inspirational Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

Jhumpa Lahiri (born on July 11, 1967) is an American author. Below is a collection of Inspirational Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes.

Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes
Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“She has the gift of accepting her life.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Do what I will never do.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Remember it always. Remember that you and I made this journey and went together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Most people trusted in the future, assuming that their preferred version of it would unfold.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Isolation offered its own form of companionship.”
Jhumpa Lahiri

“You are still young, free Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“She learned that an act intended to express love could have nothing to do with it. That her heart and her body were different things.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Sexy means loving someone you do not know.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“While the astronauts, heroes forever, spent mere hours on the moon, I have remained in this new world for nearly thirty years.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“You remind me of everything that followed.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“The future haunted but kept her alive; it remained her sustenance and also her predator.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“One hand, five homes. A lifetime in a fist.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“My grandfather says that’s what books are for,” Ashoke said, using the opportunity to open the volume in his hands. “To travel without moving an inch.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“With children the clock is reset. We forget what came before.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“They were things for which it was impossible to prepare but which one spent a lifetime looking back at, trying to accept, interpret, comprehend. Things that should never have happened, that seemed out of place and wrong, these were what prevailed, what endured, in the end.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“And yet he had loved her. A Bookish girl heedless of her beauty, unconscious of her effect. She’d been prepared to live her life alone but from the moment he’d known her he’d needed her.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“She watched his lips forming the words, at the same time she heard them under her skin, under her winter coat, so near and full of warmth that she felt herself go hot.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Somehow, bad news, however ridden with static, however filled with echoes, always manages to be conveyed.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri quotes

“Pet names are a persistant remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“War will bring the revolution; revolution will stop the war.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“That the last two letters in her name were the first two in his, a silly thing he never mentioned to her but caused him to believe that they were bound together.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“There was the anxiety that one day would not follow the next, combined with the certainty that it would.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“In a world of diminishing mystery, the unknown persists.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“And yet she could not forgive herself. Even as an adult, she wished only that she could go back and change things: the ungainly things she’d worn, the insecurity she’d felt, all the innocent mistakes she made.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace. Style and personality are irrelevant. They can be formal or casual. They can be tall or short or fat or thin. They can obey the rules or break them. But they need to contain a charge. A live current, which shocks and illuminates.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“She supposed that all those years of loving a person who was dishonest had taught her a few things.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Most people trusted in the future, assuming that their preferred version of it would unfold. Blindly planning for it, envisioning things that weren’t the case. This was the working of the will. This was what gave the world purpose and direction. Not what was there but what was not.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri quotes

“But she has gathered that Americans, in spite of their public declarations of affection, in spite of their miniskirts and bikinis, in spite of their hand-holding on the street and lying on top of each other on the Cambridge Common, prefer their privacy.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

“When the language one identifies with is far away, one does everything possible to keep it alive. Because words bring back everything: the place, the people, the life, the streets, the life, the sky, the flowers, the sounds. When you live without your own language you feel weightless and, at the same time, overloaded. Your breathe another type of air, at a different altitude. You are always aware of the difference.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri

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