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“Everything will be alright in the end so if it is not alright it is not the end.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Remember you are everything, or you are nothing. If you are everything, then your heart is so big it can hold all of humanity within itself, you have no jealousy or narrowness. You are in the heart of every creature and every creature is in your heart. There is only bliss.

Intro to Part 2, Chapter 4. Credit given to Swami Purna.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Douglas Ainslie: Look. Can you hear yourself? Can you? Do you have any idea what a terrible person you have become? All you give out is this endless negativity, a refusal to see any kind of light and joy, even when it's staring you in the face, and a desperate need to squash any sign of happiness in me or... or... or... anyone else. It's a wonder that I don't fling myself at the first kind word or gesture that comes my way, but I don't, ou... ou... ou... out of some sense of dried-up loyalty and respect, neither of which I ever bloody get in return.
Jean, his wife: [long pause] I checked my emails. There's one from Laura.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Remove the Curtain of your Heart and see the Beloved sitting inside yourself. Close your Ears to the Outside and hear the Cosmic Sound going on within you.

Intro to Part 2, Chapter 1. Credit given to Mira, poet-saint of Rajastan.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Who everywhere is free from all ties, who neither rejoices nor sorrows if fortune is good or ill, his is a serene wisdom.

Intro to Part 3, Chapter 1. Credit was given to The Bhagavad Gita.”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
“Evelyn’s New Age daughter will discover that a good shag beats hugging a guru any day.”
— Helen Falconer, book reviewer for The Guardian”
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“Speak or act with an impure mind and trouble will follow you, as the wheel follows the ox that draws the cart. Speak or act with a pure mind and happiness will follow you, as your shadow unshakeable. Sayings of the Buddha”
Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel