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A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
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Rohinton Mistry
“...you have to use your failures as stepping stones to success. You have to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair. In the end it’s all a question of balance.”
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry
“Lately you are brooding too much about rights. Give up this dangerous habit.”
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry
“But nobody ever forgot anything, not really, though sometimes they pretended, when it suited them. Memories were permanent. Sorrowful ones remained sad even with the passing of time, yet happy ones could never be recreated - not with the same joy. Remembering bred its own peculiar sorrow. It seemed so unfair: that time should render both sadness and happiness into a source of pain.”
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry
“Let me tell you a secret: there is no such thing as an uninteresting life
One day you must tell me your full and complete story, unabridged and unexpurgated.We will set aside some time for it, and meet. It's very important.
Maneck smiled. 'Why is it important?'
It's extremely important because it helps to remind yourself of who you are. Then you can go forward, without fear of losing yourself in this ever-changing world.”
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance


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