Vikram Seth Quotes & Sayings

61 most famous Vikram Seth quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 64 year old Indian novelist born on Jun 20, 1952.

Vikram Seth Quotes
“I need my natural laziness to be counteracted by obsession in order to do anything.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“My main motivation is not to get bored. I'm just hoping I get a vaguely maverick reputation.”
“In general, questions are fine; you can always seize upon the parts of them that interest you and concentrate on answering those. And one has to remember when answering questions that asking questions isn't easy either, and for someone who's quite shy to stand up in an audience to speak takes some courage.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“Poetry, I think, intensifies the reader's experience. If it's a humorous facet of the story, poetry makes it more exuberant. If it's a sad facet, poetry can make it more poignant.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“I am certainly not allergic to causes - particularly on subjects such as religious intolerance.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“I don't think anyone should be banned. If you don't like a book, set it aside.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“I'm not sure anyone can understand a whole life, even their own.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“Fiction basically is a form of gossip where you want to enter other people's lives, the lives of people you don't know, and you want to know what's going to happen to them.”
“Revision has its own peculiar pleasures and its own peculiar frustrations. The ground rules are already established; the characters already exist. You don't have to bring the characters to life, but you do have to make them more convincing.”
Vikram Seth Quotes
“I rarely listen to music while writing. If I don't like it, it bothers me, and if I like it, it absorbs me so much I can't write.”

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