The Room on the Roof – Favorite Quotes


Author : Ruskin Bond

Genre : Fiction

Page Count : 224

Publishing House : Coward-McCann (original) Penguin Books (current)

Date of Publication : 1956

  • I don’t want to rot like mangoes at the end of the season, or burn out like the sun at the end of the day. I cannot live like the gardener, the cook, and water carrier, doing the same task everyday of my life… I want to be either somebody or nobody. I don’t want to be anybody.
  • You don’t have to lie if you know how to withhold the truth.
  • But he could not return; he was afraid of what lay ahead, he dreaded the unknown, but it was easier to walk forwards than backwards.


Trisha Verma

Trisha Verma

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