"I'm still learning my craft."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Yann Martel on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Yann Martel on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Yann Martel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Yann Martel on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Yann Martel on Earl Nightingale
"If I didn't have children, I think my life would be a failure."
"Every book I've written has been a different attempt to understand something, and the success or failure of the previous one is irrelevant. I write the book I want."
"I love Canada. It's a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land."
"Fanatics do not have faith - they have belief. With faith you let go. You trust. Whereas with belief you cling."
"Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction."