30+ quotes from The Secret of Nagas by Amish Tripathi

Quotes from The Secret of Nagas

Amish Tripathi ·  425 pages

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“The opposite of love is not hate, its apathy, when you simply don't bother about that person!”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“The oppposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual oppposite of love is apathy. When you don't care a damn as to what happens to the other person.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Truth doesn't have to be liked. It only has to be spoken. Speak it out. The truth may hurt you, but it will set you free.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“It is your karma to fight evil. It doesn't matter if the people that evil is being committed against don't fight back. It doesn't matter if the entire world chooses to look the other way. Always remember this. You don't live with the consequences of other people's karma. You live with the consequences of your own”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Nothing is more important than life. Nothing. You realise the simplicity of that point only when you confront death everyday.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Standing by and doing nothing while a sin is committed is as bad as committing the sin itself”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Strong people stick to their morals, no matter what the trials and tribulations, Weak people, many a times, do not even realize how low they have sunk.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Fate controls only the weak, Your Highness. The strong mould the providence the want”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“A man becomes Mahadev only when he fights for good.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“I don't believe anything till I have seen the proof. For anything without proof, I think we should believe the theory that gives us peace. It doesn't matter whether the theory is true or not.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“The opposite of love is not hate. hate is just love gone bad.
The true opposite is Apathy. When u just don't give a damn.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Lord Manu had said it's not people who are evil. True evil exists beyond them. It attracts people. It causes confusion amongst its enemies. But Evil in itself is too big to be confined to to just a few.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Nobody is good or bad. They are either strong or weak. Strong people stick to their morals, no matter what the trials and tribulations. Weak people, many a times, do not even realise how low they have fallen.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“There's your truth and then there is my truth. As for the universal truth; it does not exist".”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Everything in the world is maya, an illusion. The ultimate truth one has to realise is that we actually need nothing. Because to possess an illusion is as good as possessing nothing.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Sometimes, simple faith could lead to profound peace.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Consistency is the virtue of mules!”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Desire creates attachment. Attachment to this world. And, when you don't get what you want or get what you don't want, it leads to suffering. And that to violence and wars. Which finally results in destruction. So, if you want to avoid destruction and suffering, you should control your desire right? Give up maya, the illusion of this world?”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“The opposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual opposite of love is apathy. When you don't care a damn as to what happens to the other person".”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Ekam Sat Vipra Bahudha Vadanti. Truth is one, though the sages know it as many. God is one, though different religions approach Him differently. Call Him Shiva, Vishnu, Allah, Jesus or any other form of God that you believe in. Our paths may be different. Our destination is the same.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“laws are not important. What is important is justice. If the purpose of justice is served by breaking a law, then break it.’ ‘Lord Ram said that?’ asked”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“I don’t believe anything till I’ve seen the proof. For anything without proof, I think we should believe the theory that gives us peace. It doesn’t matter whether the theory is true or not.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Always remember this. You don’t live with the consequences of other people’s karma. You live with the consequences of your own.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Search for Good. And you shall find Evil as well. The greater the Good, the greater the Evil. Veerbhadra”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“In the beginning of time, there was nothing except darkness and primordial flood. Then out of this darkness, desire was born. Desire was the primal seed, the germ of creation.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“An honest heart is all that is needed for a prayer to reach the Lord.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“That is the purpose of desire. It is for creation and destruction. It is the beginning and the end of a journey. Without desire, there is nothing.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Remember nobody is good or bad. They are either strong or weak. Strong people stick to their morals, no matter what the trials and tribulations. Weak people, many a times, do not even realise how low they have sunk.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“The opposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual opposite of love is apathy. When you don't care a damn as to what happens to the other person.”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


“Shared secrets have a way of creating bonds. Sati”
― Amish Tripathi, quote from The Secret of Nagas


About the author

Amish Tripathi
Born place: in India
Born date October 18, 1974
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