Sonia Gandhi comes up with quotable quotes

November 21st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Sonia GandhiNew Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi came up with some quotable quotes in her speech at the inaugural session of the two-day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit here Friday: - “The poor have nothing to do with the hubris of the rich. Their lives are spent close to the edge, simply trying to make ends meet after a hard day’s toil.”

- “If you allow me the liberty of showing what is to you the proverbial red rag to the bull, let me take you back to Indira Gandhi’s much reviled bank nationalisation of 40 years ago.”

- “Too many of our fellow Indians reach for the sky every day without a social safety net under them. We must provide them with the basic security they deserve.”

- “The big names of Indian industry, like us politicians, always manage to catch the headlines, it these lakhs of small and medium entrepreneurs who require sustained assistance, as much as others.”

- “Let us surprise Professor Amartya Sen by giving up our favourite trait of being ‘unendingly argumentative’ and for a change let us be ‘effectively collaborative’.

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