Siddharth Katragadda

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Siddharth Katragadda

Siddharth Katragadda (born September 1972) is an Indian-American poet, writer and filmmaker.


Life: A collection of Inspirational Quotes (2020)[edit]

  • Marriage is like a table with four legs - the couple, the children, the parents and the in-laws. Break any of these and the marriage crashes to the floor
    • page 4
  • The case for meat-eaters - if eating meat is a sin, then why are some plants carnivorous?
    • page 4
  • Here's one more from my limited experience with all 3 fields: A writer creates life; a poet creates magic from life; a philosopher tries to understand life.
    • page 4
  • When you have a big problem to solve, break it down to smaller ones first.
    • page 5
  • No human is more intelligent than the other...just more adept at certain areas of intelligence.
    • page 7
  • First generation Indian immigrants are mass guinea pigs. When a race that subsisted on plants for centuries subsists on a meat-dominated diet, it scares me to know what's in store for them
    • page 7
  • Religion is god's population-control tool.
    • page 9
  • The greatness of a culture can be found in it's thinkers
    • page 11

  • There cannot be Ups in a roller-coaster ride unless there are Downs.
    • page 9
  • Find happiness in tribulation, too. Find it in joy alone and you could lose it, sooner or later, and be left with nothing.
    • page 23
  • Your eyes are windows to your dreams; Your ears are windows to your mind; You nose is the door to your heart - you can win over any man with just your smell.
    • page 34
  • What is gained through ignorance is bound to be lost through ignorance.
    • page 42
  • The way I would live my life is: never do something in real life that I would not want to write about in my Autobiography.
    • page 43
  • The purest water is formed by flowing through the muddiest mountains
    • page 45
  • Life is the inside of a box, and we can't open it.
    • page 47
  • Marriage is god's way to ensure there are few great men
    • page 55
  • Never indulge in people who follow a negative path because they will take you with them on the road of ruin. Show them the way to positivism even if there's a risk of losing their friendship.
    • page 55
  • Greatness is the reward for genius...only a few can be great, the rest are plain good.
    • page 66
  • The greatness of a culture can be found in it's art
    • page 11
  • Even the humblest men have a strange reason behind greed. Every man thinks money solves problems - and every man thinks not just of himself, but his next three generations - there is a probability he will live to see those generations - and he wants to care for them in times of strife.
    • page 73
  • The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals
    • page 75
  • Religion is the biggest influence on the intellect and the decadence of a people.
    • page 75
  • Power in the hands of the stupid is often a dangerous thing. Hitler proved it.
    • page 76
  • Marriage is an exercise in learning our flaws everyday
    • page 77
  • A little arrogance in the hands of the capable is well earned - and in most case, deserved.
    • page 79
  • When couples start a family, they give up their personal love to achieve a greater responsibility - to nurture their children into good human beings. Nothing should deter them from that goal until the kids are up on their own feet
    • page 112
  • The car has made our lives more difficult. If not for it, we would have everything we needed within walking distance.
    • page 3
  • Mastering an art is like reaching the top of the passion the top the passion dies out! So keep learning.
    • page 8
  • I've found that people with flexible ears are the least rigid in life. Best way to find yourself a perfect partner may be as easy as squeezing their ears.
    • page 9
  • Couples should keep their love pure before it poisons the purest love of all - that between them and their children
    • page 15
  • Progress of mankind is the decadence of humanity.
    • page 15
  • Lovers forget that after marriage and kids, it's no longer a 'relationship' - It's a family.
    • page 16
  • Being a good human being is very easy: Be a good son, a good husband, a good parent and a good citizen.
    • page 33
  • Life is a chain of small sorrows that lead to a great joy.
    • page 35
  • God exists...but only in our minds
    • page 35
  • The God of religion exists only in our minds. The real God exists but we can never comprehend him in our minds
    • page 36
  • Arranged Marriages don't always have to be risky. Get to know your future in-laws. She's bound to be like one of them.
    • page 42
  • The purest love is the one between parents and their children. The rest may be more elevated, but never as deep or long-lasting
    • page 44
  • Writing can only be as good as its subject matter.
    • page 44
  • The case for vegetarians - plants cure illnesses (heard of Ayurveda). Animal diets cause most illnesses (heard of the China Study.
    • page 88
  • Having settled down in the promised land of money and adventure - returning to a land of your parents last days can be a big dilemma to many. Isn't your greatest wealth your parents, and the best adventure - to see them happy before they go.
    • page 90

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