Ruskin Bond Quotes.
The transition from an English father to a Punjabi stepfather demanded an adjustment that was far from easy for a 10-year-old boy who had just lost his father.
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.
I fortunately have a good memor, and that helps a lot in the way I write.
When I ventured into writing at the age of 17, I wanted to be a good and successful writer. I just wanted to write good stuff – poems, prose, stories, essays, everything.
Solitude helps you reflect.
I am a compulsive writer.
Films and books have been intertwined as far as my growing up is concerned.
I have been apolitical all my life.
I love to sleep.
Change has to come. It’s not always what you’d like. It’s what other people like.
I enjoy writing personal essays in the way of Charles Lamb because it goes back to the school days when I was good in writing essays.
I am a storyteller from a personal viewpoint. When I run out of people I invent ghosts. I don’t believe in ghosts. Never saw one.
I think I’m from the 18th century, not even the 19th. I don’t even use a typewriter. I prefer longhand, and that’s how I submit my manuscripts to my publishers.
But the trees seemed to know me. They whispered among themselves and beckoned me nearer.
I can’t live in a room without a window.
If you enjoy your journey as a writer, you will never find it difficult to write.
I may not have become a good writer, but I managed to make a living out of writing.
Ghosts are all around us. Look for them, and you will find them.
I have no real regrets.
There are two kinds of authors – subjective and objective. Introverts are more inward looking.
If four or five days go by, and I haven’t written anything, I feel incomplete.
In India, not enough importance is given to writing for children. And what could be more important than the enrichment of young minds with great literature?