Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away.
All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war.
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
What goes around comes back around.
When a bird is alive, it eats ants. When bird dies, ants eat it. One tree can be made into million matchsticks but only one matchstick is enough to burn million trees. Circumstances can change at any time. You may be powerful today but time is more powerful than you.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
The people who fight fire with fire, usually end up with ashes.
The axe forgets, but the tree remembers.
Realize that everything connects to everything else.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
What seems to be coming at you is really coming from you.
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
We are made of all those who have built and broken us.
The BJP decides its own policies.
The regional parties have emerged as a strong force, and they, too, deserve a place in national politics.
Politics is a game of compromise.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
Neither India nor Russia perceives a threat from the strength of the other. Each sees a benefit for itself in the increased political and economic strength of the other.
My poet’s heart gives me strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience.
No one can be considered untouchable on political grounds.