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1. "I firmly believed that with the breadth of knowledge now makes it impossible for someone to be a polymath in the 20th century-until I met Dr.Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad."
Author: Abdus Salam
2. "Heaven is no permanent abode of morons even though they may gain entry by sheer virtuosity of their deeds."Ashoka Prasad(Hegelian Lecture)"
Author: Ashoka Prasad
3. "To become truly human,one has to try an release oneself from the shackles of race,religion and nationality.The quantum of humanism one acquires is inevitably filtered when one limits oneself."-Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad(Kant Lecture,20090)"
Author: Ashoka Prasad
4. "Society shall never make progress unless it changes its basic objective of making things easier;instead our main objective should be to make men stronger!I say "men" as women have always had and shall continue to have all the strength needed!!-Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad(Woods oration-2008)"
Author: Ashoka Prasad
5. "We started Ashoka here in India with a simple idea: that you needed social entrepreneurs to deal with problems that don't fit the business paradigm."
Author: Bill Drayton
6. "Ik liet mijn eigen, convenabele kleren hangen aan de kapstok en verliet als een treurige carnavalsfiguur (pleonasme!) het pashok."
Author: Dimitri Verhulst
7. "My grandfather says that's what books are for," Ashoke said, using the opportunity to open the volume in his hands. "To travel without moving an inch."
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
8. "Ashoke suspects that Mrs. Jones (the secretary at his new job as a professor) ...is about his own mother's age. Mrs. Jones leads a life that Ashoke's mother would consider humiliating: eating alone, driving herself to work in snow and sleet, seeing her children and grandchildren, at most, three or four times a year."
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
9. "I found it mildly depressing that the height of color in Washokey came from the seasonal produce shipped from other states."
Author: Kirsten Hubbard
10. "It's a pity that the land of great leaders like Chandragupta Maurya, Ashoka and Akbar, has to be led by a dummy PM. - Shruti Ranjan"
Author: Tuhin A. Sinha

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The sure mark of an unliterary man is that he considers "I've read it already" to be a conclusive argument against reading a work...Those read great works,on the other hand will read the same work ten, twenty or thirty times during the course of there life."
Author: C.S. Lewis

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