"What was past was past. I suppose that was the general attitude."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."V. S. Naipaul on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."V. S. Naipaul on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."V. S. Naipaul on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."V. S. Naipaul on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."V. S. Naipaul on Winston Churchill
"The writer is all alone."
"If you write a novel alone you sit and you weave a little narrative. And it's O.K., but it's of no account."
"The reason is that they define how I have gone about my business. I have trusted to intuition. I did it at the beginning. I do it even now. I have no idea how things might turn out, where in my writing I might go next."
"I went to India and met some people who had been involved in this guerrilla business, middle-class people who were rather vain and foolish. There was no revolutionary grandeur to it. Nothing."
"Some writers can only deal with childhood experience, because it's complete. For another kind of writer, life goes on, and he's able to keep processing that as well."