• It is our responsibility as Muslim countries to play the primary role in fighting this disease that has impacted us all.
    It is our responsibility as Muslim countries to play the primary role in fighting this disease that has impacted us all.
    ~ Turki Al-Faial, Saudi prince, urging Muslim nations to lead the fight against terrorism.
  • A quota is always something artificial that can only last for a certain period of time.
    ~ Jacques Santer, former Luxembourg PM.
  • Tourists here watch fellow tourists and return with misconceptions. You won't find goans drunk on roads or any local girl in bikini.
    Tourists here watch fellow tourists and return with misconceptions. You won't find goans drunk on roads or any local girl in bikini.
    ~ Laxmikant Parsekar, Goa chief minister.
  • At the end of the day as I see it, there will be a fence like this one surrounding Israel in its entirety. We will surround the entire state of Israel with a fence, a barrier.
    ~ Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli PM, on plans to fence Israel to "protect it from wild beasts" (Palestinians)
  • Including Sabarimala, women should be allowed entry into all temples and there should be no gender discrimination.
    ~ Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP
  • BJP never tired of criticising MGNREGA and are now selling it as if it was their gift to the nation. Thank you Dr Manmohan Singh.
    ~ Omar Abdullah
  • The US presidential election is such fun that I propose the president's term be limited to one year so that we can have four times the fun.
    ~ Kaushik Basu
  • No society can prosper if it aims at making things easier-instead it should aim at making people stronger
    No society can prosper if it aims at making things easier-instead it should aim at making people stronger
    ~ Pamela Sutherland
  • Aadhaar is critical plumbing for the Indian state to leapfrog developed countries in creating a modern welfare state... and meet our tryst with destiny.
    ~ Nandan Nilekani
  • A greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society.
    A greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society.
    ~ Pervez Musharraf