My dream job would be driving the karma bus.
Upper classes are a nation’s past; the middle class is its future.
Creative universities are bedrock of every developed nation’s S&T strategy.
We, the Indians, as Guru of the Nations: yes, I believe in that.
I dream of an India that is prosperous, strong, and caring. An India, that regains a place of honour in the comity of great nations.
Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
We have given up office, but not our responsibility to serve the nation. We have lost an election, but not our determination.
I believe that democracy is the best guarantor for peace and cooperation among nations.
Indian democracy’s greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.
India is an ancient nation and not a nation in the making. We are not to build a new nation but to make this ancient nation virile to face the challenge of modern times.
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.
Soaring gasoline and natural gas prices will have a major negative impact on family budgets and household spending, likely resulting in job losses in sectors like tourism and retail trade.
Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
The savants will write excellent volumes. There will be laureates. But wars will continue just the same until the forces of the circumstances render them impossible.
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.