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QUOTA of QUOTES

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
April 2019
QUOTA of QUOTES

 

 

 

 

“Health care is a human right, not a privilege. It is inconceivable that the richest country in the world does not guarantee health care for all.”

– Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington, introducing her “Medicare for All” bill that would provide health care coverage to all Americans.  

 

 

 

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“I’m not crying because I’m on my period or anything.”

– Film director Rayka Zehtabchi, as she accepted an Academy Award for her 26-minute documentary Period. End of Sentence, a film on women in rural India making sanitary pads and fighting the stigma of menstruation.

 

 

 

 

 




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“I want to go to the moon, along with my piano, and play Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata.”

– Piano prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram, a 13-year-old from Chennai who competed on CBS’s The World’s Best, revealing his ultimate goal. (Ellen DeGeneres Show)

 

 

 

 

 




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“For a country that doesn’t want Mexicans, you sure are sending mixed signals. It’s like if I told a girl I was breaking up with her and I told her, ‘Let’s talk about it over a romantic dinner and a bath,’ she’d be like, ‘Oh, that guy wants me to move in here and give me permanent residency.”

– Indo-Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy, joking about the Spanish signs he has seen in America. (Washington Post)

 

 

 

 


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“I will never, never, never get over being furiously angry that I will always be randomly selected, and that there is no status or power or rank or title or wealth that will ever make me a full person when traveling.”

– Entrepreneur and activist Anil Dash, venting on Twitter about his airport security experiences.

 

 

 

 

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“I’m just happy that the truth came out. Basically, I think I got my life back.”

–  Sandeep Singh, a Ceres, California, man who was exonerated from an attempted kidnapping charge when surveillance video showed that a teenaged girl had made the story up. (Modesto Bee)


Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
[Comments? Contributions? Please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips, and more.]



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