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Quota of Quotes

October 2009
Quota of Quotes

“It’s true the deepest crises are moments of great opportunity. An event that shocks you into seeing with heart. A place from which to combine survival and celebration.” – Actress Lisa Ray, announcing on her blog that she has multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer.

“If you want to give a tit-for-tat policy to American actors, then call me to frisk Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox whenever they are visiting India.” – Shahrukh Khan, joking after his much-publicized detention at Newark International Airport. (IANS)

“We couldn’t have a more stupid national policy than we do. These people don’t want to be competing with America. They want to be competing for America.” – Duke University professor Vivek Wadhwa, on high-tech workers returning to India because of difficulties getting green cards. (SanFrancisco magazine)

“People tell me to shorten my name all the time. But part of the fun is seeing people’s reactions when they hear it. – Comedienne Dhaya Lakshminarayan. (India West)

“For us as Indians to learn a whole new thing is wonderful.” – Raji Samant, a member of a newly formed choir at the Ganesha Temple in Queens, New York. (New York Times)

“My body is a temple and I have to take care of it.” – Tamil Nadu sex worker Thenmozhi, explaining her use of condoms to prevent AIDS. (The Globe and Mail)

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