Gregory David Roberts - Quotes

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The choking humidity makes amphibians of us all, in Bombay, breathing water in air; you learn to live with it, and you learn to like it, or you leave. ---->>>

Once you love something, you can never stop loving it. Even after a divorce, the heart will not stop loving. ---->>>

More dreams are realised and extinguished in Bombay than any other place in India.

More dreams are realised and extinguished in Bombay than any other place in India.

A city may be dirty on the outside but is clean on the inside. Many cities in the world are clean on the outside but dirty on the inside. ---->>>

Nobody who has done business in any country with an Indian would doubt the shrewdness of Indians, but what Indian people bring to the world is something special and unique, which is the capacity for a loving interaction. ---->>>

'Shantaram' is the second in the series of a quartet of novels that I have planned about my life but is the first to be written. The third book is a sequel to 'Shantaram,' the first a prequel. ---->>>

Because my life has been so notorious and so bad, it can overshadow my work. ---->>>

Crime is stupid, lazy and weak. You can only exploit it and make money out of it. ---->>>

I think the novel form chose me. I was a writer before I became a criminal... my first instinct was to write. ---->>>

I've been to Delhi, Madras, Bangalore and a lot of other cities, but I have never seen a crime set-up like that in Bombay. ---->>>

Sometimes, when you live a life at such a wild edge, an extreme edge of experience, you can come back into the world - if you come back at all - with some essence from that experience that people find useful. ---->>>


Nationality: Australian
Born: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Author

Gregory David Roberts (born Gregory John Peter Smith; 21 June 1952) is an Australian author best known for his novel Shantaram. He is a former heroin addict and convicted bank robber who escaped from Pentridge Prison in 1980 and fled to India, where he lived for ten years.(wikipedia)