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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.
Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog

I could not become an American citizen. I would not like to become a citizen of a country that has capital punishment.

Tony Campolo

Tony Campolo

I contend that it’s impossible to read the Sermon on the Mount and not come out against capital punishment.

Teju Cole

Teju Cole

In countries with a properly functioning legal system, the mob continues to exist, but it is rarely called upon to mete out capital punishment. The right to take human life belongs to the state. Not so in societies where weak courts and poor law enforcement are combined with intractable structural injustices.

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz

I support capital punishment. But let’s be clear: It’s a decision for each state to make.

Steve Allen

Steve Allen

If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.

Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee

I’m very much interested in getting prisons off the stock market. I’m very much interested in upgrading the public school system… and taking a second look at capital punishment.

Richard Cohen

Richard Cohen

The grieving are surely owed our empathy, but capital punishment can neither right a wrong nor prevent another from happening.

Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan

There’s only one reason to be crucified under the Roman Empire, and that is for treason or sedition. Crucifixion, we have to understand, was not actually a form of capital punishment for Rome. In fact, it was often the case that the criminal would be killed first and then crucified.

Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee

I’m very much interested in getting prisons off the stock market. I’m very much interested in upgrading the public school system… and taking a second look at capital punishment.

Richard Cohen

Richard Cohen

The grieving are surely owed our empathy, but capital punishment can neither right a wrong nor prevent another from happening.

Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan

There’s only one reason to be crucified under the Roman Empire, and that is for treason or sedition. Crucifixion, we have to understand, was not actually a form of capital punishment for Rome. In fact, it was often the case that the criminal would be killed first and then crucified.

Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray

The last issue I remember where a president was involved was in the capital punishment of 1993 blasts convict Yaqub Memon. Otherwise, in your life, in my life, how does a president make a difference? Has a president ever stated his point of view on anything?

Paul Simon

Paul Simon

As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won’t be put to death.

Nick Harkaway

Nick Harkaway

My wife runs the charity Reprieve, and so rendition, droning, and capital punishment are very much the topics of our dinner table because of that.

Michael Finkel

Michael Finkel

I’m always theoretically opposed to capital punishment as a matter of policy; like, I don’t believe a state should put its citizens to death.

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