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Quota of Quotes

September 2009
Quota of Quotes

“Sometimes when you have to wait in line at a club or something, that’s when perhaps I wish they knew I was a celebrity. ? But overall, I actually like my privacy more than anything.” – Bollywood star Abhay Deol, on living in New York City instead of Mumbai. (New York Daily News)

"I said only half-jokingly after our problems with our 2000 election, and then our 2004 elections in some of our constituencies, that we should outsource our elections to India.” – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, lauding Indian democracy while speaking to students in Kenya. (AFP)

"I am making this film, if for nothing else, than to show that I can do everything that anyone else can." -- Naseer Khan, a blind businessman who financed and stars in the Bollywood film “Shadow.” (Reuters)

“For the first time in my life, I feel like I’m cared for by the best people in the world.” -- Les Seaver-Davis, 65, of Greensboro, N.C., who is recovering from knee replacement surgery at a Bangalore hospital and is one of a growing number of Americans seeking medical treatment in India. (GlobalPost.com)

“I don't want to toot my own horn, but beep beep.” – Indo-Canadian comedian Russell Peters, who earned an estimated $10 million from June 2008 to June 2009, landing him a spot on Forbes magazine’s 10 Top Earning Comedians list. (The Globe and Mail)

"My experience being a Sikh on the queen's guard is beyond words. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity. I feel privileged to have this honor." – British soldier Sarvjit Singh, 28, who, along with Simranjit Singh, 26, became the first Sikh to take part in patrols outside Buckingham Palace. (AP)

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