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Vayalar Ravi
Vayalar Ravi
This is unacceptable… They have played a trick. They can't dictate terms to the government.
Vayalar Ravi, Civil Aviation Minister, lambasting Star Alliance for stalling Air India's bid to enter the global grouping of airlines, in The Indian Express

Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
America is shifting the weight of responsibility on other countries and in a way acting as a parasite.
Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister, speaking at a youth camp, quoted by wire agencies

Barack Obama
Barack Obama
I've gotten a little greyer since I took this job, but otherwise I feel pretty good.
Barack Obama, US President, speaking on National Public Radio, ahead of his birthday on August 4, and the vote on the debt ceiling, quoted by wire agencies

Dismissing these proceedings will not prevent the commission from filing an action against Mr Gupta in a US district court.
US Securities and Exchange Commission, in its order dropping its case against former Goldman Sachs Board member Rajat Gupta, accused of insider trading, quoted by wire agencies

Paul A. Volcker
Paul A. Volcker
Classic business quote
What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.
Paul A. Volcker, US economist

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