Quotes from Delhi Is Not Far

Ruskin Bond ·  120 pages

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“Yesterday, I was sad, tomorrow i may be sad again, but today i know that i am happy. I want to live on and on, delighting like a pagan in all that is physical; and i know that this one lifetime, however long, cannot satisfy my heart.”
― Ruskin Bond, quote from Delhi Is Not Far


“The rain swirls over the trees and roofs of the town, and the parched earth soaks it up, exuding a fragrance that comes only once in a year, the fragrance of quenched earth, the most exhilarating of all smells.”
― Ruskin Bond, quote from Delhi Is Not Far


“I knew I was free; that I had always been free; held back only by my own weakness, lacking impulse and the imagination to break away from an existence that had become habitual for years.”
― Ruskin Bond, quote from Delhi Is Not Far


“Sometimes the weak will last for years, while the strong will suddenly collapse and die.”
― Ruskin Bond, quote from Delhi Is Not Far


“I do not mind difficulties, as long as they are new difficulties.”
― Ruskin Bond, quote from Delhi Is Not Far



About the author

Ruskin Bond
Born place: in Kasauli, British Indian Ocean Territory
Born date May 19, 1934
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