India@75: A nation in the making

Our best quotes of last one year

Published: May 16, 2015 06:40:59 AM IST
Updated: May 16, 2015 08:23:12 AM IST
Our best quotes of last one year
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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Groucho Marx

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.
John Lennon

The ideas of debtor and creditor as to what constitutes a good time never coincide.
PG Wodehouse

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Alfred Hitchcock

There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
John Adams

When I sell liquor, it’s called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it’s called hospitality.
Al Capone

Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B Minor Mass?
Michael Torke

News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress. All the rest is advertising.
Lord Northcliffe

The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive.
Coco Chanel

You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.
Author Unknown

I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.
Greta Garbo

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Marie Curie

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison

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(This story appears in the 29 May, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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