Friday, February 3, 2012

Quote Unquote - VII

  • Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither -- Benjamin Franklin
  • It is okay to be smarter than everybody, but you cannot go around pointing it out -- Mary Cooper
  • Men will be free when the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest -- Denis Diderot
  • If you think you’re a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else’s dog around -- Cowboy Wisdom
  • One man's Kurosawa is another man's Kanti Shah -- Diptakirti Chaudhuri
  • You can’t live in reality television forever. At some point you have to live in reality. -- Abhishek Kumar
  • Science tells us we are merely beasts, but we don’t feel like that. We feel like angels trapped inside the bodies of beasts, forever craving transcendence. -- VS Ramachandran
  • It is difficult to explain, the wrongness of collective punishment. This is because our identity is collective, and so is our behaviour. -- Aakaar Patel
  • The damage is done by a vernacular-medium world view. Trying to fight it with English-medium tools will end in frustration. -- Aakaar Patel
  • Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn -- Gone with the Wind