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P. L. Deshpande

Data de nascimento: 8. Novembro 1919
Data de falecimento: 12. Junho 2000


Purushottam Lakshman Deshpande , popularly known by his initials or as P. L. Deshpande was a Marathi writer and humorist from Maharashtra, India. He was also an accomplished film and stage actor, script writer, author, composer, musician , singer and orator. He was often referred to as "Maharashtra's beloved personality".Deshpandes works have been translated into several languages including English and Kannada.

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„Circumstance is a factory of tears.“

—  P. L. Deshpande
Source: These words are uttered by the lead character of his work with the same name - Sakharam Gatne.

„In this world, ""who is saying"", is more important than ""what is being said""!“

—  P. L. Deshpande
Alternate translation: In this world, who you are is more important than what you are saying. Source: Asa mi Asami


„It was also suggested that, In London, I should work as a porter to gain some monetary pounds while losing some pounds in weight.“

—  P. L. Deshpande
In his travelogue Apoorvai (अपूर्वाइ), Pu La describes the non-stop flow of advice before traveling to London. This quote is one advice given to him on learning on how many pounds porters charge for carrying baggage on train stations in London.

„Before marriage, she looked so.. (Pu La completes) Thin!“

—  P. L. Deshpande
In his hilarious work 'Mi ani majha shatrupaksha' (Me and my enemy party), Pu La criticizes people who bore others by telling them accounts of their travels, showing them pictures of holidays or discussing their housing construction plans. This particular quote is from a situation when the author is forced to sit through a painfully slow and boring display of old photographs by a husband and wife. It is a play on the English word ""looked"" and the Marathi word ""thin"", which is pronounced ""lukdi"". The character who speaks the first part of the quote is intermingling English and Marathi in the lines.

„In a letter, all we own is the address on the envelope. The contents are a matter of fate.“

—  P. L. Deshpande
Alternate translation: Ultimately, it may be our name on the envelope, but someone else (God) is the one who wrote the message. Pu La had a penchant for ending his humourous works with thought-provoking punchlines. In this quote from his work Post Office, he sums up on how life is a lot like the the letters that pass through the post office.

„Effort is the oxygen for talent.“

—  P. L. Deshpande
Source: These words are uttered by the lead character of his work with the same name - Sakharam Gatne.

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