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The Secret of the Nagas (Shiva Trilogy #2) The Secret of the Nagas by Amish Tripathi
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“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, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the Nagas
“Nothing is more important than life. Nothing. You realise the simplicity of that point only when you confront death everyday.”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the Nagas
“Standing by and doing nothing while a sin is committed is as bad as committing the sin itself”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the Nagas
“Fate controls only the weak, Your Highness. The strong mould the providence the want”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the Nagas
“There's your truth and then there is my truth. As for the universal truth; it does not exist".”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the 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, Secret of the Nagas
“Sometimes, simple faith could lead to profound peace.”
amish tripathi, The Secret of the 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, The Secret of the Nagas
“Consistency is the virtue of mules!”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the 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, Secret of the 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, Secret of the 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, The Secret of the 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, Secret of the Nagas
“Search for Good. And you shall find Evil as well. The greater the Good, the greater the Evil. Veerbhadra”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the 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, The Secret of the Nagas
“An honest heart is all that is needed for a prayer to reach the Lord.”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the 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, Secret of the 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, Secret of the Nagas
“Shared secrets have a way of creating bonds. Sati”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the Nagas
“Satyam Shivam Sundaram Shiva is truth. Shiva is beauty Shiva is the masculine. Shiva is the feminine Shiva is a Suryavanshi. Shiva is a Chandravanshi”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the Nagas
“Courage is only needed once the war begins.”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the Nagas
“Justice exists for the good of the universe. To maintain balance. It does not exist to ignite hatred among humans. Furthermore, I do not have the power to administer justice to the Emperor of Meluha. The universe does. It will deliver justice when it is appropriate. In this life or in the next.’ Parshuram”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the Nagas
“Unlucky are those who search the seven seas for paradise Fortunate are those who experience the only heaven that truly exists, the heaven that lives in the company of our loved ones I am truly fortunate”
Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the Nagas: The Shiva Trilogy: Book 2
“People should be allowed to do whatever they wish.’ ‘Then there will be chaos,’ shouted Daksha. ‘Your stupidity is even more apparent than your immoral values!”
Amish Tripathi, Secret of the Nagas

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