February 2020
“To identity friend or foe is often impossible, unless someone commits a hostile act.”
-General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf,
former President of Pakistan
“I don’t need to use politics as a way of making money.”
- Imran Khan,
Pakistan Prime Minister
“If Bangladesh succumbs to the rule of one family, it would be a major step backward for the region.”
– Khaleda Zia,
Bangladesh opposition leader
“I cannot keep quiet even when I am a lone voice.”
- Mahathir Mohamad,
Prime Minister of Malaysia
“There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization.”
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan,
President of Turkey
“I have experienced failure as a politician and for that very reason, I am ready to give everything for Japan.”
- Shinzo Abe,
Prime Minister of Japan
“There is nothing inevitable about crime and there is nothing inevitable about anti-social behaviour.”
- Theresa May,
former British prime minister
“Women have never had access to the jirgas and panchayats anyway.”
– Justice (r) Nasira Iqbal,
former judge of the Lahore High Court
“The Rashtrapati Bhawan is a 340-acre house in the heart of Delhi. In the same city, 40 per cent people live in slums like insects.”
– Arvind Kejriwal,
Indian politician
“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”
– Warren Buffet,
American entrepreneur
“Pakistan will not be party to anyone or anything but will be a partner of peace and peace alone.”
– Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor,
GOC, Okara
“I don’t sit around thinking about my titles and roles; I just do what feels right.”
– Meghan Markle,
Duchess of Sussex
“We don’t want cricket reduced to a level where it turns into a hooligans’ sport and the spirit of the game is eroded. We can’t have a situation like we see in football.”
– Ehsan Mani,
Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board
“In the battle between the heart and the mind, winners always listen to their hearts.”
– Rameez Raja,
Cricket commentator
“I feel my career is all about being at the right place at the right time.”
– Shabana Azmi,
Indian actress
“In Hollywood everything is so documented. If you go for a drink with somebody, it’s passed around the world so quickly.”
– Catherine Zeta-Jones,
American actress
“Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.”
– Julia Roberts,
American actress
“The illegal immigrants are like termites. They are eating the grain that should go to the poor; they are taking our jobs.”
– Amit Shah,
Indian politician