QUOTA of QUOTES
“Honestly, every time I hear you, I feel a little bit dumber for what you say.” —Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, responding to entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy at the second Republican presidential debate in Simi Valley, California.
“There were things I had been doing for years in India, and then I did them in the U.S. and kids just looked at me like I was a complete weirdo.”—Actress Megan Suri, star of the horror movie It Lives Inside, on the cultural discomfort she felt after living in India for two years as a child. (NBC News)
“My daughter and I have been going to therapy sessions for quite some time now. If you feel that you are also going through some emotional trauma, stress or problem, you should also search for an individual who is professional, trained and someone who can help you. There is nothing to be ashamed of.”—Bollywood star Aamir Khan, appearing in an Instagram video with his daughter Ira Khan.
“Just because he’s South Asian doesn’t mean he’s the golden child and the voice for our people. He’s a human. He’s allowed to have flaws. He’s allowed to make mistakes.” —Comedian Vishal Kalyanasundaram, on the backlash against Hasan Minhaj over fabricated stories in his Netflix comedy specials. (NBC News)
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Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
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