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Quota of Quotes

September 2007
Quota of Quotes

"He (Gregory Peck) was acting till the age of 100 and you have to do the same. I have only taken away six years from you. You will only get better with time. Your father was acting till the very end in Munnabhai and, let me tell you, he looked better than you." – Judge P. D. Kode, speaking to Sanjay Dutt after sentencing the actor to six years in prison for possessing illegal weapons. (Indian Express)

"I was born with nothing; I was educated by the people of that village, and this is what I owe to them." -- Dr Kumar Bahuleyan, 81, a retired neurosurgeon who donated his personal fortune of $20 million for the development of his native village in Kerala. (Rediff.com)

"I don't think of myself as particularly ambitious. I have always been a big-time slacker." – Dr. Dimple Bhatt, who, despite being paralyzed in a car accident at age 18, managed to become a medical doctor, sell two screenplays and a novel, and achieve a top ranking in fencing. (New York Daily News)

"In a place like Cary, it never even occurred to me that this might even be a possibility. This gives the impression of a Third World country." – Vinay Jain of Cary, N.C., whose family had been drinking treated wastewater for five months because the pipes were somehow switched at his home. (AP)

"I only do clean jokes. But after every show, someone will come up to me and say, 'You have to do this joke', and it's always some really awful filthy joke. So I say, 'Look, just e-mail it to me, Auntie.'" – Stand-up comic Dan Nainan. (Rediff.com)

"We get letters and emails from Indian fans daily. We knew the time was right to introduce an Indian character." – Rik Offenberger, public relations coordinator of Archie Comic Publications, on the introduction of Raj Patel to the popular comic book series. (IANS)

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