V. S. Naipaul Rank
V. S. Naipaul Rank
Famous quotes by V. S. Naipaul
Africa has no future.V. S. Naipaul
Great writing can be done in biography, history, art.V. S. Naipaul
Home is, I suppose just a child's idea. A house at night, and a lamp in the house. A place to feel safe.V. S. Naipaul
I always knew who I was and where I had come from. I was not looking for a home in other people's lands.V. S. Naipaul
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.V. S. Naipaul
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.V. S. Naipaul
It is important not to trust people too much.V. S. Naipaul
It's very attractive to people to be a victim. Instead of having to think out the whole situation, about history and your group and what you are doing... if you begin from the point of view of being a victim, you've got it half-made. I mean intellectually.V. S. Naipaul
One must always try to see the truth of a situation - it makes things universal.V. S. Naipaul
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.V. S. Naipaul
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.V. S. Naipaul
The writer is all alone.V. S. Naipaul
To be converted you have to destroy your past, destroy your history. You have to stamp on it, you have to say 'my ancestral culture does not exist, it doesn't matter.'V. S. Naipaul
Trinidad may seem complex, but to anyone who knows it, it is a simple, colonial, philistine society.V. S. Naipaul
What was past was past. I suppose that was the general attitude.V. S. Naipaul
When I learnt to write I became my own master, I became very strong, and that strength is with me to this very day.V. S. Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul's Popularity
V. S. Naipaul was a famous Trinidadian-English writer, who was born on August 17, 1932. As a person born on this date, V. S. Naipaul is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (August 17) and the 51st most popular for the year (1932).
People born on August 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. V. S. Naipaul is the 973rd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to V. S. Naipaul's birthday, V. S. Naipaul is the 2nd most famous Trinidadian-English.
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