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Quotable Quotes

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“I can think of at least half a dozen people who I wish had a psychiatrist for a wife”
Joe Biden, vice-president of the US

“The Maoists, with assistance from the CPM, had planned to kill me”
Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal

“I don’t think we should fool ourselves. This is G7, plus one”
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, on Russia’s continued support to the Syrian government, before a meeting of the G8 nations on the Syrian crisis

“...if they ask me to broom the Pradesh Congress Committee of Chhattisgarh, I will do it”
Charan Das Mahant, agriculture and food processing minister and Chhattisgarh Congress Committee acting president, referring to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi

“People don’t become OBC leaders simply because they are born into a backward caste”
Nitish Kumar, chief minister of Bihar, taking a dig at Narendra Modi being projected as a leader of the backward classes

“I don’t pay a lot of attention, frankly, to what Barack Obama says”
Dick Cheney, former US vice-president

Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, on the civil war in Syria
“...I say let Allah sort it out”
Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, on the civil war in Syria

“His (Narendra Modi) magic only works on television and in Gujarat”
Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of UP

(This story was published in BW | Businessworld Issue Dated 15-07-2013)