Quotes That Prove Ruskin Bond Knows Life Better

“Listen to the night wind in the trees, Listen to the summer grass singing; Listen to the time that’s tripping by, And the dawn dew falling. Listen to the moon as it climbs the sky, Listen to the pebbles humming; Listen to the mist in the trembling leaves, And the silence calling.” – Ruskin Bond

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“Happiness is a mysterious thing, to be found somewhere between too little and too much.”

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“To be able to laugh and to be merciful are the only things that make man better than the beast”

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“And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.”

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“All glory comes from daring to begin.”

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“A merry heart does good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.”

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“There is a distinction to be made between aloneness and loneliness.”

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“If you have secrets, you must have a friend to share them with.”

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“Cold weather doesn’t care if your coat is old or new.”

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“I have come to believe that the best kind of walk, or journey, is the one in which you have no particular destination when you set out.”

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“The world keeps on changing, but there is always something, somewhere, that remains the same.”

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“The past is always with us, for it feeds the present.”

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“Those who do not read are the unfortunate ones. There’s nothing wrong with them, but they are missing out on one of life’s compensations and rewards.”

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“On books and friends I spend my money , For stones and bricks I haven’t any.”

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“For the most time I’ve followed instinct rather than intelligence, and this has resulted in a modicum of happiness.”

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“It’s courage, not luck, that takes us through to the end of the road.”

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“Well, it often happens that people with good eyesight fail to see what is right in front of them.”

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“What is nostalgia, after all, but an attempt to preserve that which was good in the past?”

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“Some memories are best left untouched.”

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We Love You , Ruskin Bond !

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