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Quotable Quotes

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Congress will not fight the next Lok Sabha elections but will field the CBI instead”
Narendra Modi, at a BJP rally

“Chidambaram is practising terrorism with facts”
Yashwant Sinha, former finance minister, in response to P. Chidambaram’s assertion of better growth under the UPA

“Wonder why Narendra Modi should  stage a fake encounter with facts”
P. Chidambaram, finance minister, in reply to Narendra Modi’s comments on high growth during the NDA’s tenure

“I haven’t had a cigarette in probably six years. That’s because I’m scared of my wife”
Barack Obama, President of the US, in an admission captured by an open microphone
David Cameron, British Prime Minister (AFP)
“We had a bit of a falling out. I think we are getting over that. We interfered in your politics two hundred years ago when we sailed up the river and burnt the White House”
David Cameron, British Prime Minister, in an interview to a US TV channel

“The Army transfers money to all the ministers in Jammu and Kashmir...”
V.K. Singh, former Army chief

“The biggest fear of bankers is the stupidity of bankers”
John W. Allison, chief executive of Home BancShares

“There are a variety of possible alternative images that could be utilised such as a cow, a goat, a flower... an aircraft is an entirely inappropriate flight of the imagination”
Alan Shatter, justice minister of Ireland, on Apple’s iOS 6 Maps incorrectly identifying farmland as an airport

(This story was published in BW | Businessworld Issue Dated 21-10-2013)