Vipin Ajayakumar

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Book cover for Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man
He believed that ostracizing any aspect of the human experience, however ugly, created a “shadow” of our rejected bits that we drag behind us. If we do not see that the shadow belongs to us, we project it onto others, both individually and ...more
Ray Bradbury
“With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word 'intellectual,' of course, became the swear word it deserved to be.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Khaled Hosseini
“she is the noor of my eyes and the sultan of my heart.”
Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

Wayne W. Dyer
“It's never crowded along the extra mile”
Wayne Dyer

“That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives as though you didn't just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback.”
Jamie Craig

“Kate: I wish there was a cookbook for life, you know? Recipes telling us exactly what to do. I know, I know, you're gonna say "How else will you learn, Kate."

Therapist: mm. No, actually I wasn't going to say that. You want to guess again?

Kate: No, no, go ahead.

Therapist: Well what I was going to say was, you know better than anyone, it's the recipes that you create yourself that are the best.”
No Reservations movie

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