Beware! All expansion is life, all contraction is death. All love is expansion, all selfishness is contraction.
“You know the world’s gone mad when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America’s Cup, France is accusing the USA of arrogance and the Germans don’t want to go to war.”
“When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.”
–Kalpana Chawla (1961-2003)
Bill Gorton: “How did you go bankrupt?” Mike Campbell: “Gradually, and then suddenly.”
–Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises)
“I have often wondered whether in India it is the roads which have holes in them or the holes which have roads.”
–Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister, while unveiling the Rs 60,000 crore all-weather national road project
Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still small voice within me.
— Mahatma Gandhi