The Oath of the Vayuputras by amish tripathi

Best Quotes from “The Oath of the Vayuputras” By Amish Tripathi

the trilogy's last part The Oath of the Vayuputras

Best Quotes from “The Oath of the Vayuputras” By Amish Tripathi

“Creation and destruction are the two ends of the same moment. And everything between the creation and the next destruction is the journey of life.”

“Weak people never admit that they are responsible for their own state. They always blame either circumstances or others.”

“Often,our immediate reaction to a sudden crisis help us save ourselves. Our response to gradual crises that creep up upon us, on the other hand,may be so adaptive as to ultimately lead to self-destruction.”

“What is forgotten, however, is that many times the Good we create leads to Evil that will destroy us.”

“One cannot undo what has happened. But the inexorable march of time offers the wise opportunities for redemption. I entreat you, do not escape. Stay in this world and do your karma.”

“The purpose is not the destination but the journey itself. Only those who understand this simple truth can experience true happiness

“Evil is never in a rush. It creeps up slowly. It doesn’t hide, but confronts you in broad daylight. It gives decades of warnings, even centuries at times. Time is never the problem when you battle Evil. The problem is the will to fight it.”

“We don’t become gods because we think we are gods. That is only a sign of ego. We become gods when we realise that a part of the universal divinity lives within us; when we understand our role in this great world and when we strive to fulfil that role. That makes you a God. And remember, gods don’t fail. You cannot fail.”

“If the universe is trying to maintain balance, we must aid this by ensuring that Good is not enjoyed excessively. Or else the universe will re-balance itself by creating Evil to counteract Good. That is the purpose of Evil: it balances the Good.”

“There is only this life; this moment. That is the only thing we can be sure of. Everything else is only theory.”

“if you decide to challenge your destiny, your opponent would not be some judgemental Lord Almighty who is seeking to punish you; your opponent would only be the limitations of your own mind.”

“it was better to commit mistakes on the path that one’s soul is meant to walk on, than to live a perfect life on a path that is not meant for one’s soul.”

“People have a tendency to do what they want to do rather than what they should be doing.”

“We become gods when we realise that a part of the universal divinity lives within us;”

“Knowledge seems like magic to the ignorant.”

“It is attachment that makes people forget not only their moral duties but even who they really are.”

“Tell me this is not true. Just say it and I will believe you, regardless of what anyone else says.”

“One makes one’s own luck, but you have to give the universe the opportunity to help you.”

“There are times when reason does not work, and peaceful efforts prove inadequate. Violence is ultimately the last resort. This is the way it has been. The world will, perhaps, never be any different.”

“Hope alone does not win battles. Only an honest evaluation of one’s weaknesses, followed by their mitigation, can win the day.”

“The rivers fight with each other with the only currency that they know: water. We humans fight with the only currency that we know in this age: violence.”

“Two wrongs don’t make a right.”

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