Quota of Quotes
“Gov. Jindal embodies what I have long said: the Republican Party must not be simply the party of ‘opposition,’ but the party of better solutions. His stewardship of the state of Louisiana, dedication to reforming government, and commitment to bringing forth new and innovative ideas make him a leader not just within the Republican Party, but in our nation as a whole.” -- House Minority Leader John Boehner, explaining why Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was selected to deliver the Republican response following President Obama’s nationally televised address on Feb. 24.
"Don't worry, it won't smell like urine and will be tasty too." -- Om Prakash, head of the Cow Protection Department of the RSS, announcing that a soft drink made from cow urine would be launched soon. (BBC.co.uk)
"I think he has reached the pinnacle in boys tennis. We now want him to move into men's tennis. For that, he needs to build his shoulders and muscles to cope with the extra pressure." – Indu Bhambri, mother of Yuki Bhambri, who became the first Indian to win the boys singles title at the Australian Open and fourth to win a junior Grand Slam title. (Hindustan Times)
"I am very happy the movie is doing so well, but it is making so much money and so much fame and the money they paid us is nothing. They should pay more.” -- Rafiq Ali Qureshi, a carpenter whose 8-year-old daughter Rubina was reportedly paid $1,060 for a year's work on Slumdog Millionaire. (London Telegraph)
“All Patels are in a motel. ... Behind the hotel you have a house there, so you can look after the hotel, look after the grandchildren, look after the business. So, 24 hours, you can look after house, grandchildren, business. It’s easy.” -- Manjula Patel, who, along with her husband, Dhirajlal, operates a hotel in Dothan, Alabama. (Dothan Eagle)
"That dreams come true is the biggest surprise ever." – Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto, who has gone from fashion model to Hollywood sweetheart almost overnight. (Los Angeles Times)
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