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Quota of Quotes

September 2008
Quota of Quotes


“Now I have lots of work ahead as he is the country’s most eligible bachelor.” – Babli Bindra, mother of Abhinav Bindra, 25, who won the 10m air rifle event at the Olympics, returning home with India’s first-ever individual gold medal. (Reuters)

"This has been a fairytale. ?This makes all the blood, sweat and tears worth it.” – Raj Bhavsar, who won an Olympic bronze medal as a member of the U.S. men’s gymnastics team. (PTI)

"This is the most amazing military education facility anywhere." – Captain Greg Adams, who, along with 29 other U.S. soldiers, underwent training at the Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) in India's northeastern state of Mizoram. (Times of India)

“I’ve never been around so many Asian babes in my life. In fact, I’m mightily relieved that the podium covers me from the waist downwards.” – Martin Bashir, co-host of ABC’s Nightline, speaking at an Asian American Journalists' Association banquet. (London Daily Mail)

“I just thought it would be kind of funny to create an e-mail address based on a random senator whose name no one could spell.” – University of Virginia graduate Guru Raj, who signed up for the email address barackobama@gmail.com in 2004 and now receives about 60 emails a day intended for the presidential candidate. (The New Yorker)

"I'm so happy to know that no-one else will go through what me and my family have gone through and no other pupil will ever get banned from wearing their Kara again.” – Sarika Singh, 14, who won a court case in Wales allowing her to wear the Sikh religious symbol to school. (BBC News)

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