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Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book.
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book.
And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

When I sit down to write, I don't think about writing
about an idea or a given message.
I just try to write a story which is hard enough.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

Relationships do not preclude issues of morality.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

I would not send a first story anywhere.
I would give myself time to write a number of stories.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

 

Some Indians will come up and say that a story reminded
them of something very specific to their experience.
Which may or may not be the case for non-Indians.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

I've never had Internet access.
Actually, I have looked at things on other people's
computers as a bystander.
A few times in my life I've opened email accounts,
twice actually, but it's something I don't want in my life right now.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

I've seen novels that have grown out of one story in a collection.
But it hasn't occurred to me to take any of those stories and build on them.
They seem very finished for me, so I don't feel like
going back and dredging them up.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

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For years, I sort of would try to write a story that somehow fit the title.
And I don't think it happened for maybe another four
years that I actually thought of a story,
the plot of a story that corresponded to that phrase.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets,
and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees
into which East Pakistani refugees had fled,
seeking safety over the Indian border.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

I've inherited a sense of that loss from my parents
because it was so palpable all the time while I was growing up,
the sense of what my parents had sacrificed in moving to the United States,
and yet at the same time, building a life here and all that that entailed.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline,
Massachusetts, where I was living at the time,
and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients.
On my way home, after running into him,
I just heard this phrase in my head.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor
and I feel so humbled and so grateful,
but I think that I'll think of it very much as the
final sort of final moment for this book and put it
behind me along with the rest of the book,
as I write more books.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did...
used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh.
He was at the University of Rhode Island.
And I was four, four years old, at the time,
and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good
guidebook and get some basic street names,
and some descriptions, but, for me, yes,
I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

For that story, I took as my subject a young woman
whom I got to know over the course of a couple of visits.
I never saw her having any health problems -
but I knew she wanted to be married.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

At 6:30, which was when the national news began,
my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas.
Usually I occupied myself with a book,
but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

You know, since the reviews have come out and people have reacted to it,
I've realized that is in a sense what has happened.
But as I was writing them, I didn't feel a part of any tradition.
I think that would have been too overwhelming,
in a sense.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

I can't tell you exactly how I found it.
It was just a process of writing a lot of stories and
reading a lot of stories that I admired and just working
and working until the sentences sounded right and I was satisfied with them.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different.
When I read for a predominantly Indian audience,
there are more questions that are based on issues of
identity and representation.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

Most of the prisoners told the interpreter that they are from Mandingo.
- Lewis Tappan

Unfortunately, it happens all too seldom that you really disappear behind a work,
that you are no longer audible as an interpreter.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

An interpreter must give his blood to the work interpreted.
- Claude Arrau

Any good software engineer will tell you that a compiler
and an interpreter are interchangeable.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet.
He must be a great original interpreter
of his time, his day, his age.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter -
often an unconscious,
but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
- Charlotte Bronte

When you work on a text of a lesser quality,
as the interpreter or the delivery person,
you are obliged to try to fill it out as you see so
many people do in lesser work.
- Mandy Patinkin

Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
- Karl Barth

One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks,
and therefore the greater the playwright,
the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.
- Vivien Leigh

Since my Japanese isn't very good, I had to have an
interpreter to communicate with most of the crew.
- John Foster

Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

The best interpreter of the law is custom.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Rather than being an interpreter, the scientist who
embraces a new paradigm is like the man wearing inverting lenses.
- Thomas Kuhn

I'm an interpreter of stories.
When I perform it's like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.
- Nat King Cole

I'm the interpreter.
I'm the one who takes your words and brings them to life.
I was trained to sing and dance and laugh,
and that's what I want to do.
- Aaliyah

A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation.
- John Morley

I'm not really a songwriter - I'm an interpreter.
So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost.
I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart.
- Diana Ross

A good interpreter can take a piece of bad music and
make it sound pretty decent,
while a bad interpreter can take good music and make it sound cheap.
I can tell that some people have a bad taste,
and unlike on the piano, they smear around a lot,
that is bad taste.
- Ruggiero Ricci

I don't have favourites, I think, when you play,
you have to be like a prostitute, you have to love
the piece you are playing.
Even if you don't like it, you have to play it as if you would like it.
Then you are a good interpreter.
- Ruggiero Ricci

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied
allegiance to truth in unimportant matters,
to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
- Janos Arany

Try to help others.
Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies;
strive to raise them up,
and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

There are no maladies in my golf game.
My golf game stinks.
- Jack Nicklaus

All's well that ends well.
- Proverb (and title of a Shakespeare play)

Alfie was the first time I was above the title;
the first time I became a star in America.
- Michael Caine

To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities,
to do that which lies before us to do,
is more honorable than rank and title.
- Albert Pike

My bad habits aren't my title.
My strengths and my talent are my title.
- Layne Staley

The law of the Creator, which invests every human being
with an inalienable title to freedom,
cannot be repealed by any interior law which asserts that man is property.
- Salmon P. Chase

It is impossible to strive for the heroic life.
The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen,
who themselves know nothing of heroism.
- Johan Huizinga

I began playing in the senior circuit when I was 15
and won the world senior amateur title the same year.
- Jahangir Khan

History could pass for a scarlet text,
its jot and title graven red in human blood.
- Eldridge Cleaver

My fake Japanese was smooth enough to earn me the title
of 'The Emperor of Pleasing Graciousness' in that country.
- Wolfman Jack

Comedy is really not like any other art form in that
it's very specialized and varied in it's content,
but generic in it's title.
- Joe Rogan

Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
- Thomas Paine

Titles are not only important, they are essential for me.
I cannot write without a title.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people.
There's a lot of meaning to the title 'Music For People'
and they're all true and they're all accurate.
- Jon Crosby

Unfortunately, there are writers whose only concern
is how good they could make themselves look on a title.
- Len Wein

The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title.
- Gene Tierney

If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday,
think again.
Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
- Tony Snow

Being happy is very important.
We won our second championship last season and we have
our entire team coming back to try and defend our title again.
I'm very proud of that.
- Larry Dixon

We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.
- Michel de Montaigne

I made the most of my ability and I did my best with my title.
- Joe Louis

As to my Title, I know not yet whether it will be honourable or dishonourable,
the issue of the War must Settle it.
Perhaps our Congress will be Exalted on a high Gallows.
- Abraham Clark

We have our factory, which is called a stage.
We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.
- Cary Grant

If you can believe this, I didn't fight for my first
world title fight till I had 58 fights,
so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well.
- Alexis Arguello

Whatever title you want to lay on me is fine.
I am still working; you know what I'm saying?
- George Thorogood

You have to have a strong title.
It's got to say something.
- Jim Capaldi

The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go
out and win another title.
- Thomas Hearns

The longer the title, the less important the job.
- George McGovern

Every article I see is dope this, junkie that,
whiskey this - that ain't my title.
- Layne Staley

Send forth the child and childish man together,
and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state,
and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
- Charles Dickens

I'm a hardcore gamer and would never let you down by
designing a crappy title.
- John Romero

He that rebels against reason is a real rebel,
but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny
has a better title to Defender of the Faith,
than George the Third.
- Thomas Paine


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