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Quotable Quotes

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“Our country has a history of overcoming our prejudices, overcoming our difficult past. And (playing) golf is a part of that.”
Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of state

“Prime ministers in waiting, prime ministers in lurking and prime ministers who are sulking.”
Manish Tewari, information and broadcasting minister, on the BJP intra-party dissonance on the prime ministerial candidate

“I am not a politician. I am an apolitical person.”
Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat

“She also happens to be, by far, the best looking attorney general.”
Barack Obama, US President, on Kamala Harris, California’s attorney general; the remark has got caught in a ‘sexism’ row

“I am back from my vanvaas (exile). Earlier, I approached the business with guts and instinct; now, I am working with balance and wisdom.”
Kishore Biyani, chairman Future Group, to a newspaper

“Germany must accept euro bonds or leave euro.”
George Soros, billionaire investor, in an article for a German magazine

“India is growing, but imperceptibly.”
­— Raghuram Rajan, chief economic adviser to the finance ministry

(This story was published in BW | Businessworld Issue Dated 06-05-2013)