Top 30 Most Inspiring Yann Martel Quotes

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You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it

Yann Martel Quotes

“I’m looking at a dead event and trying to give it new life. In a sense, I’m a taxidermist.” – Yann Martel

“It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names.” – Yann Martel

“A movie will do in one second, with one image, what it will take a novelist at least a page to describe.” – Yann Martel

“To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.” – Yann Martel

“Words are much better at relating emotions and thoughts.” – Yann Martel

“Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can. But life leaps over oblivion lightly, losing only a thing or two of no importance, and gloom is but the passing shadow of a cloud…” – Yann Martel

“The moral of a fable is eternal. The moral of a story is temporary to a story.” – Yann Martel

“When you’ve suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.” – Yann Martel

“I’m not a consumer. I hate buying clothes. I don’t have a mobile. I just don’t need things. I don’t like things.” – Yann Martel

“If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.” – Yann Martel

“If I didn’t have children, I think my life would be a failure.” – Yann Martel

“It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.” – Yann Martel

“I find that movies tend to fix the aesthetics of a story in people’s minds.” – Yann Martel

“I’ve never forgotten him. Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but nightmares tinged with love. Such is the strangeness of the human heart. I still cannot understand how he could abandon me so unceremoniously, without any sort of goodbye, without looking back even once. The pain is like an axe that chops my heart. ” – Yann Martel

“I’m happy pretty well anywhere on this big, beautiful planet.” – Yann Martel

Yann Martel Quotes

“If you stumble about believability, what are you living for? Love is hard to believe, ask any lover. Life is hard to believe, ask any scientist. God is hard to believe, ask any believer. What is your problem with hard to believe?” – Yann Martel

“I can’t live for more than four years outside of Canada. I’m Canadian, so ultimately that is my reference point.” – Yann Martel

“You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it.” – Yann Martel

“Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction.” – Yann Martel

“The world isn’t just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn’t that make life a story?” – Yann Martel

“A movie is so visually powerful, so overwhelming, that it tends to crowd out how you might have imagined things.” – Yann Martel

“You might think I lost all hope at that point. I did. And as a result I perked up and felt much better.” – Yann Martel

“If you write genre fiction, you follow the rules, and you have to follow them because readers expect that.” – Yann Martel

“All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. Without it, no species would survive.” – Yann Martel

“Cinema is visually powerful, it is a complete experience, reaches a different audience. It’s something I really like. I like movies.” – Yann Martel

“If there’s only one nation in the sky, shouldn’t all passports be valid for it?” – Yann Martel

“Any writer will be happy and good only if they know what they’re doing and why they’re doing it.” – Yann Martel

“Life will defend itself no matter how small it is.” – Yann Martel

“You can’t quantify human pain the way you can measure out sugar. Death comes one individual at a time.” – Yann Martel

“I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye.” – Yann Martel



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