Writing in a language that's not your own is a challenge. No matter how well versed in English, when you have to pen down your creative potential, it has to be in a way that both, the natives and the people of your own country relate to you. Which is where the brilliance of these Indian authors lie. Here are 20 beautiful quotes that stole our hearts, by authors who poured their oeuvre into every word they wrote.

They gained fame through words that touched so many. Hence it prevails, the pen is mightier than the sword.

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