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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.
Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh

Yes, I started by running barefoot. My feet used to slip in canvas shoes. So we put them aside and ran barefoot.

Goldie

Goldie

Songwriting for me is about zooming into the canvas, not songwriting in a typical sense.

Brent Faiyaz

Brent Faiyaz

People will listen to a song and expect that you just have that persona on all the time. But really, that was your one outlet that one day to get that emotion out. The only difference was you put it on a canvas that’s going to be there forever.

Davina McCall

Davina McCall

I am but a blank canvas, because everyone interprets you in a different way, and I think that’s quite nice.

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

Politics, by definition, is risk averse. Perhaps that’s why America was so awestruck when Barack Obama ended the Black vs White debate by painting his political canvas in shades of grey.

William Morris Hunt

William Morris Hunt

You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so.

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning

Whatever an artist’s personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists.

Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter

Movies would be like a broad painted canvas… or a mystical process which cannot really be explained, like, ‘What is electricity?’ Along with the images that go on the screen, there’s a corridor of dialogue that can happen through motion pictures, whether you’re aware of it or not.

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

When I have a day off, I won’t spend it at a Hollywood party. I’d rather be at home with paints and a blank canvas.

Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh

Fashion is kinda a joke. I don’t get too bogged down in the clothes. For me, it’s one big art project, just a canvas to show that fashion should have a brand which has someone behind it who cares about different contexts. Social things.

Victoria Moran

Victoria Moran

By itself, tofu is like wet foam rubber, but you’d no more eat it by itself and expect fine dining than you would stare at a blank canvas and expect to see fine art.

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury

Watching two men jib and jab for 12 rounds is not entertaining for me. I want action, knockouts, big shots, and people getting up off the canvas. That’s my ideal fight.

Twyla Tharp

Twyla Tharp

You can only generate ideas when you put pencil to paper, brush to canvas… when you actually do something physical.

Vanna Bonta

Vanna Bonta

Life is a canvas of many strokes where shades from different palettes meet into a picture so concrete that some forget it is their own, so become framed themselves.

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson

At my academy, I have a full 20×20 canvas but I don’t have any ropes around it and do that for a reason so I don’t get on my back on the ropes.

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston

In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out.

Tom Cullen

Tom Cullen

When I was 17, I had my first proper girlfriend, and on Valentine’s Day, I painted a canvas of her, bought her a massage, put flowers on the stairs, and ran a bath.

Terry Teachout

Terry Teachout

What do you see when you look at a representational painting? Most of the time, the first thing I see is a flat piece of canvas covered with colored patterns.

Terry Notary

Terry Notary

It’s funny, because you want to make it different, but when I start building a character I do the same thing with each of them, which is start with a blank canvas. It’s like painting a picture.

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