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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.
Andy Jassy

Andy Jassy

I remember in 2007, 2008, when we had the recession, there were all of these very gloomy emails sent from a lot of venture capitalists, saying, Don’t expect to get funded.’

Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith

The mistake the apartheid government made was they gave the black people nothing, so they had nothing to lose. But now a lot of the former freedom-fighters are big-time capitalists. They’ve been given directorships in every major company. They’re billionaires!

Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.

Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf

First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists – once burned – are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

To dissociate politicians from capitalists is slightly disingenuous, to put it mildly. U.S. lawmakers are competitive and auction themselves to the highest bidder via the lobby system.

Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen

The difference between the Chinese workers and foreign workers lies in the fact that the latter are oppressed only by their own capitalists and not by those of other countries.

Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen

When only a minority consisting of capitalists can enjoy the good life, while the majority of workers must endure hardship, they will naturally not be able to live together in peace and harmony.

Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen

In antiquity, agriculture and industry depended completely on human labor; but now, with the development of natural forces that human labor cannot match, agriculture and industry have fallen completely into the hands of the capitalists. The greater the amount of capital, the more abundant the resources that can be utilized.

Steven Rattner

Steven Rattner

During my 30 years on Wall Street, taxes on ‘unearned income’ have bounced up and down with regularity, and I’ve never detected any change in the appetite for hard work and accumulating wealth on the part of myself or any of my fellow capitalists.

Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon

The Tea Party in the United States’ biggest fight is with the the Republican establishment, which is really a collection of crony capitalists that feel that they have a different set of rules of how they’re going to comport themselves and how they’re going to run things.

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore

President Yeltsin’s instincts were decent: he encouraged the marketplace, the press flourished, and everything started to open – even the KGB archives. Yeltsin reburied Nicholas II. Free from Soviet anti-semitism, he surrounded himself with Jewish capitalists and advisers who returned to public life for the first time since the 1920s.

Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres

If I tax them, in fact, I’m not taxing the capitalists, I am taxing the people who have saved, trusted. It was very controversial, those sorts of things. But finally, it worked out.

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

Some of my best friends are Venture Capitalists, but let’s face it, a hamster with Alzheimer’s could make those kind of numbers. It’s great work if you can get it.

Rutger Bregman

Rutger Bregman

True innovation takes at least 10 to 15 years, whereas the longest that private venture capitalists are routinely willing to wait is five years. They don’t join the game until all the riskiest plays have already been made – by governments.

Rudolf Hilferding

Rudolf Hilferding

As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production.

Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The environmentalists say capitalism is killing our oceans, air, land, and forests. Capitalists argue that they provide food, fuel, and building materials for a growing world.

Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Socialists tend to want to pay people more money to do less work, and capitalists tend to want to provide better products at better prices.

Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed

Sadly, I have disappointed the surveillance capitalists myself by not yet downloading ‘Pokemon Go.’ But I’m addicted to my phone enough as it is, and I don’t necessarily need that helping hand.

Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson

Before the GOP became the party of Trump’s gangster capitalism, they weren’t perfect capitalists, but they at least paid lip service to the power of markets and capitalism.

Richard Corliss

Richard Corliss

Soviet moviegoers gazed enviously on the jalopy that took the Joads from Oklahoma to California. The message Russians took from ‘The Grapes of Wrath’: even the poorest capitalists have cars!

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