Quota Of Quotes
"My parents had always raised me to, if there's something you want, just try for it. Or else you're cutting yourself off. Just do it. Go for it." – Astronaut Sunita Williams, part of the space shuttle Discovery's seven-member crew and the second woman of Indian origin in space. (NASA)
"My dream is that in 2020 the two closest nations in the world will be India and the United States. If that occurs, the world will be safer." – Sen. Joseph Biden, incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Rediff)
"I know I'm going to be attacked. If that's all they got, my ethnicity, I must be doing OK for the voters." – Satveer Chaudhary, recently re-elected to the Minnesota Senate, whose Republican opponent, Rae Hart Anderson, conceded defeat by sending Chaudhary an email in which she expressed her wish that he'll "get to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior." (IANS)
"You can be sure of one thing: if I have daughters, there will be none of that." – Preeti Desai, the first woman of Indian descent to win the Miss Great Britain title, referring to the stigma her mother endured because she bore two daughters and no sons. (The Independent)
"I believe terrorism cannot be won over by military action. ? We must address the root causes of terrorism to end it for all time to come. I believe that putting resources into improving the lives of the poor people is a better strategy than spending it on guns." – Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh.
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