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71+ Important Quotes from “When Breath Becomes Air”

“Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanthi has beautifully portrayed the lessons of life and death.

It has described his story where he is a noble doctor and the person who gives the gift of life to others was later diagnosed with cancer. It has all the struggles he had to face and is truly inspirational.

Here Are Some Important Quotes From “When Breath Becomes Air”:

-Nobody in the world can achieve perfection but all of us can believe in an asymptote that pulls us to it.

-Knowledge can never be saturated in only one person.

-Knowledge is always growing whenever we are involved in a relationship with others.

-Knowledge can never be complete.

-In our life always try to fulfill a person’s last wish with a sated joy.

-That joy which we give is not because of the thirst of having more but for time satisfaction.

-The joy that the man feels on the deathbed and if we have caused it, it’s like the huge thing in today’s world.

-At a point of time all of us will face a time when the details of living triumph over our experiences.

-No man is so wise when we face this situation in our life.

-Life can never be regarded where we will avoid all the sufferings.

-When will people question you, your reply should be that you would go on instead of you couldn’t go on.

-Science can possibly solve all the technical problems but it lacks in one aspect.

-It lacks in the aspect that is certainly most important to us, our emotions.

-One should always remember that mercy always wins over justice.

-When a person knows that his end is soon, this is change almost everything and nothing.

-This may happen as a person always knows that he would die, but never knows the time.

-The concept of death is very disquiet as they is no alternative way to live.

-Never ever question yourself why you are doing a particular job when you are saving people.

-A doctor should know his patient’s psychology before getting to any treatment.

-One should get the ideas of patient’s values and what is worth of saving his life.

-Whenever a doctor loses a patient, it is like the heaviest burden on his/her shoulders.

-The process of understanding the features of humans is surely thriving.

-When a person faces an illness, one can witness a constant change in his/her behavior.

-A person will certainly question himself what is wrong with him and this will sting as a pin.

-Death and living a life with terminal illness are two very separate things.

-When you know your death, it’s like someone has ripped you off your credit card and you are struggling for budget.

-One moment you may think you are going to continue with our career and be all determined.

-Then in the next moment, all you want to do is to rest up and listen to the saxophone.

-We continue the process of living until actually we die.

-A doctor must know how to deal with the family that has lost a loved one.

-His duty is not sent them back to their old lives but to strengthen them to know the worth of their own lives.

-Every person should ask himself what makes his life worth living it and in a moment he will again be determined.

-There will be times when you will be just perfect but the world would be cruel.

-At times you will know that the matter is not in our hands but it the greatest thing to keep on trying.

-When we read literature it also provides us a moral reflection rather than just the other person’s life history.

-At the end everyone would seem to give way to limitedness.

-One can see the beauty in almost everything around us.

-There will be times when you will feel that the wisdom of children and elderly will not matter.

-Science can never give us a permanent rule as it a result of human hands.

-Science can never describe hope, beauty, jealousy, virtue etc.

-One will never know that he would be able to love the person even after he is long gone and yet this power will be felt in sorrow.

-At times when you miss that person it will be like moaning under the guilt of that weight.

-We should always remember to rise and rise when we go to the peaks of our everlasting mountains.

-On the mountains the sight would be magnificient and the breeze will take everything away with it.

-Dispossession is like the honeymoon of a married life.

-Hope is a product of confidence and aspiration.

-An illness will only affect an individual but its whole family life.

-For a surgeon his only tools are his words when the scalpel does not work.

-A person can never know how she/he will impact another life after he/she is gone.

-At some point of time all you need to do is to sit down and be ready to know the actual meaning of courage.

-People learn to live their lives in a new way when death seems as an unknown visitor. 

-A person can live through an illness with grace if he is blessed with his own strength and the loving aid of his loved ones.

-Brains help us to make a rational relationship but sometimes they also have the power to end those.

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