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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.
Justin Kan

Justin Kan

I try to work the hardest I can without burning myself out. It’s not that I think working all the time is the key to success. It’s just the way I was raised.

Rubina Dilaik

Rubina Dilaik

We used to burn tons of crackers earlier, but when I realized the effects they have on our environment, I stopped burning them. We have been celebrating cracker-free Diwali for 15 years now.

Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason

Every match I watch will be bittersweet. It will always hurt, I’ll always miss competing. That’s what I’ve done my whole life and that burning desire is not just going to leave me.

Sucheta Dalal

Sucheta Dalal

Every one of us encounters, tolerates and often participates in the most blatant corruption in every aspect of our everyday existence – licenses, permissions, gas connections, until recently the black market in buying telephones and scooters, traffic violations… even violence and murder be it wife-beating, bride burning or bonded labour.

Denise Lewis

Denise Lewis

You have the burning desire as a successful sportsperson and that needs to go somewhere when you finish. It is a problem so many people have when their careers end and I was no different.

Scott Parker

Scott Parker

We want hungry players, players who have a burning ambition to play in the Premier League and stay in the Premier League for years to come.

Bez

Bez

Normally I’ve been burning lots of calories by dancing, going to shows and generally being active. But since we went into the first lockdown I’ve mainly sat on the sofa.

Tatiana Schlossberg

Tatiana Schlossberg

I learned about coal ash, which is the byproduct of burning coal for electricity. It is one of the largest solid industrial waste streams in the country, and it contains harmful substances like arsenic, lead, mercury and more, and because of how it is stored, pollutes groundwater and drinking water all over the country.

Tatiana Schlossberg

Tatiana Schlossberg

Coal ash, the hazardous byproduct of burning coal to produce power, is a particularly insidious legacy of the nation’s dependence on coal.

Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen

My fourth birthday, I was given a violin, and my fifth birthday, a guitar. I didn’t start to play until I saw Hendrix on TV. They showed him setting his guitar on fire and burning it for the Monterey Pop Festival.

Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat

Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.

William Hague

William Hague

I described the euro as a burning building with no exits and so it has proved for some of the countries in it.

William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs

A cat’s rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering.

William Fichtner

William Fichtner

I had a ’69 Road Runner when I was a kid. I had it for 13 days, came home one day, and my parents were in the driveway. They said, ‘Meet the new owner,’ because they’d gotten phone calls about me burning rubber for the last 12 days. They thought I’d wrap it around a tree, and it was too much car for a 16 year old.

William Anders

William Anders

You could see the flames and the outer skin of the spacecraft glowing; and burning, baseball-size chunks flying off behind us. It was an eerie feeling, like being a gnat inside a blowtorch flame.

will.i.am

will.i.am

When the music industry started collapsing, the logical people understood that the only place to go for shelter was the underground. If the world on the surface is burning up, and you know people that have bunkers, go to the bunkers.

Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis

I find vacuuming very therapeutic, but I hate ironing. I usually have no shirt on while ironing, because I’m ironing it, and I end up burning my chest.

W. Clement Stone

W. Clement Stone

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel

I’m producing more, but I think to direct, one has to have a burning desire, and that’s not me. I’d rather do something else.

Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave

The stories of the first refugees that I ever came across in literature – that lots of people ever came across – were in ‘The Iliad’: the escape of Aeneas with his father on his back, the Trojans, from their burning city, and the defeat of their kingdom and what they had to do to try and find safety.

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