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Top 12 quotes from Arundhati Roy





1. The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling – their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notion of inevitability.
 ― Arundhati Roy

2.  “When you hurt people, they begin to love you less. That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”
Arundhati Roy 


3.  “I am completely a loner. In my head I want to feel I can be anywhere. There is a sort of recklessness that being a loner allows me.”
Arundhati Roy 


4.  “There is a war that makes us adore our conquerors and despise ourselves.”
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5.  “It is after all so easy to shatter a story. To break a chain of thought. To ruin a fragment of a dream being carried around carefully like a piece of porcelain. To let it be, to travel with it, as Velutha did, is much the harder thing to do.”
Arundhati Roy


6.  “The American way of life is not sustainable. It doesn’t acknowledge that there is a world beyond America. ”
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7.  “There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.”
Arundhati Roy 


8.  “Nothing mattered much. Nothing much mattered. And the less it mattered the less it mattered. It was never important enough. Because Worse Things had happened. In the country that she came from poised forever between the terror of war and the horror of peace Worse Things kept happening”
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9.  “It is curious how sometimes the memory of death lives on for so much longer than the memory of the life that is purloined. ”
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10.  “Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people's minds and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the dead.”
Arundhati Roy


11.  “And there it was again. Another religion turned against itself. Another edifice constructed by the human mind, decimated by human nature.”
Arundhati Roy


12.  “The only dream worth having, I told her, is to dream that you will live while you're alive and die only when you're dead.”
Arundhati Roy

Top 12 quotes from Arundhati Roy Top 12 quotes from Arundhati Roy Reviewed by BIg perspectives on October 23, 2018 Rating: 5

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