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Many think that elite athletes like me are taken care of. But that is not true, only a few like Sindhu are looked after well.
In fact, I am a bit apprehensive about biopics on sporting personalities in our country after seeing a few films. But my biopic is not going to be the same; it's completely different.
If I lose a match, I don't get sad or feel down. But if I lose a close match, I surely have sleepless nights.
I stopped playing mixed doubles and there is no result in mixed doubles. I was world number six. People who are talking about me and my performance and questioning my career and my achievements, where is the next mixed doubles pair, please show it to me. I would like to know.
Being a player, I am supposed to train and practice and only think about my game, what I have to develop and what weaknesses I have to take care of.
I don't expect people to understand, but as players who love the sport and have constantly been thrown a rock at by our association and now the Govt, there is only so much one can take.
Consistency is most important in international level and once you have it, you become a different player.
Unlike badminton playing major nations of the world, we never had a specialist doubles coach and so the discipline remained neglected.
I don't court controversies, but when I state facts, which are hard to digest for male-dominated authorities, they call them squabble.
I have fought back. From not being allowed to play, I have now qualified for Olympics in two events, it is satisfying. I feel proud.
William Ellery Channing

William Ellery Channing

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.

Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim

The biggest blunder in the history of this country was when President Truman pulled General MacArthur out of China.

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

I used to think information was destroyed in black hole. This was my biggest blunder, or at least my biggest blunder in science.

Seth Shostak

Seth Shostak

It seems obvious that if a species has the brainpower for speech, along with the sort of appendages that can manipulate a pair of pliers, it will eventually blunder into science, technology, and radio.

Scott Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld

Ninety percent of the research comes first. I mostly blunder around reading stuff and talking to smart people until an idea batters or oozes its way through to my narrative brain.

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy – and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy – and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.

Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk – they are all part of the curriculum.

Marianne Moore

Marianne Moore

When one cannot appraise out of one’s own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.

Kurt Eichenwald

Kurt Eichenwald

To a degree, the West is reaping what it sowed from a major strategic blunder in the aftermath of 9/11 – the entire concept of a war on technique, that is, terrorism. Defining the enemy when fighting a concept was impossible.

Justin Winsor

Justin Winsor

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world’s record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument.

Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.

John Major

John Major

‘Government gets things right’ does not encourage sales. ‘Government makes another blunder’ does encourage sales, so there’s a commercial imperative that pushes sensationalism.

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. Jerome

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn’t be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over.

Ibrahim Babangida

Ibrahim Babangida

Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities. We should use the opportunities it offers to correct past mistakes not to blunder anew.

Hikaru Nakamura

Hikaru Nakamura

No matter how badly you play, unless you make a flat-out blunder, there’s always going to be some narrow path to being able to save the game and draw instead of losing.

Fritz Zwicky

Fritz Zwicky

Major actions by courageous and wise men will be necessary to avoid our continuing to blunder into the space age like unenlightened and selfish idiots.

Fred Couples

Fred Couples

I left home at 17, traveled. I got married when I was 21. That’s a young age. As it turned out, things were fine, then not so fine, and then it was a blunder. That happens all the time.

Ed Asner

Ed Asner

Never thought acting was something you could make a living at. It wasn’t until I was in college, and got a lead in a play, that I began to realize I might just be able to blunder into this profession.

Dawn French

Dawn French

My approach to parenting is that everything is open – everything. I’m not very good at covert, or subtle, and I’ve had to learn timing. I do blunder in a bit.

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