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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.
Brian Deese

Brian Deese

Early in the Obama administration, our economic team faced intense pressure to go down the road of coercive capitalism.

Brian Deese

Brian Deese

Trump seems to be implementing a form of coercive capitalism – in which the president publicly picks winners and losers and uses the power of the office to force corporate leaders to make specific business decisions.

Zygmunt Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman

I suspect that one of capitalism’s crucial assets derives from the fact that the imagination of economists, including its critics, lags well behind its own inventiveness, the arbitrariness of its undertaking and the ruthlessness of the way in which it proceeds.

Zygmunt Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman

Capitalism proceeds through creative destruction. What is created is capitalism in a ‘new and improved’ form – and what is destroyed is self-sustaining capacity, livelihood and dignity of its innumerable and multiplied ‘host organisms’ into which all of us are drawn/seduced one way or another.

Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari

How do you cause people to believe in an imagined order such as Christianity, democracy, or capitalism? First, you never admit that the order is imagined.

Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard

I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.

Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis

The social inefficiency of capitalism is going to clash at some point with the technological innovations capitalism engenders, and it is out of that contradiction that a more efficient way of organising production and distribution and culture will emerge.

Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis

Every non-Marxist economic theory that treats human and non-human productive inputs as interchangeable assumes that the dehumanisation of human labour is complete. But if it could ever be completed, the result would be the end of capitalism as a system capable of creating and distributing value.

Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis

In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of ‘freedom’, like a bastard brother of reform.

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

The government may change faces from time to time, but it’s not like we fight wars for democracy – we fight wars for capitalism and for oil.

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Nigeria has had the misfortune – no, the fortune – of seeing the worst face of capitalism anywhere in Africa. The masses have seen it, they are disgusted, and they want an alternative.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of – of American capitalism.

Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley

We live in capitalism, and capitalism is defined by the production line, and the production line is defined by specificity. If you see yourself as an artist, which I do, then you can’t be limited by that. You can’t let somebody tell you, ‘Well, you can only draw this kind of picture or write that kind of book.’

Walter Gropius

Walter Gropius

Capitalism and power politics have made our generation creatively sluggish, and our vital art is mired in a broad bourgeois philistinism.

Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin

If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.

Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa

To be an American is to be indoctrinated with racism, violence, capitalism and manifest destiny, the principles upon which the land of the free was founded.

Vermin Supreme

Vermin Supreme

As a social anarchist, I believe that capitalism itself is an inherently exploitative hierarchical situation – you do have a boss, you do have somebody in charge.

Varg Vikernes

Varg Vikernes

I think the growing disregard for the environment, culture, and heritage is a natural consequence of capitalism.

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