Top Bangladesh Quotes

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1. "When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh."
Author: Amartya Sen
2. "It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work."
Author: Amartya Sen
3. "In America time was gold; in Bangladesh, corrugated tin."
Author: Amy Waldman
4. "She knew well the history of which they spoke because her father had been a part of it. When the military overseers of Pakistan had refused to allow the winning party in Bangladesh—then East Pakistan—to form a government, her father had put down his textbooks, left the university, and joined the fight. Hundreds of thousands, millions of deaths later, Bangladesh had its independence. His stories had made a deep impact on on Asma as a child. She had resolved to be as brave, only to learn that as a woman she wasn't expected to be."
Author: Amy Waldman
5. "Shit. What have kids got to be worried about now? If they want trouble, they should go live in Bangladesh."
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
6. "Collin Singleton could no more stay cool than a blue whale could stay skinny or Bangladesh could stay rich"
Author: John Green
7. "If Bangladesh succumbs to the rule of one family, it would be a major step backward for the region."
Author: Khaleda Zia
8. "The bloody massacre in Bangladesh quickly covered over the memory of the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia, the assassination of Allende drowned out the groans of Bangladesh, the war in the Sinai Desert made people forget Allende, the Cambodian massacre made people forget Sinai, and so on and so forth until ultimately everyone lets everything be forgotten."
Author: Milan Kundera
9. "What we are trying to do is to create a social business in Bangladesh, a joint venture to create restaurants for common people. Good, healthy food at affordable prices so that people don't have to opt for food that is unhealthy and unhygienic."
Author: Muhammad Yunus
10. "Access to quality education has enabled me to reach far beyond the Bangladeshi village I grew up in."
Author: Muhammad Yunus
11. "Having been in the newspaper business for a long, long time, I often wonder, Why do we actually need to know about something like a bus crash in Bangladesh that has no effect on us at all? That can be nothing other than voyeurism."
Author: Simon Winchester
12. "When Bangladesh refused to renew my passport, I used U.N. travel documents. You can't disown your country."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
13. "All I ever want is to return to either Bangladesh, my motherland, or India, my adopted home."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
14. "I was well acquainted with the Calcutta literary circle since I was 17, when I lived in Bangladesh and published and edited a little magazine called 'Sejuti,' for which young poets from both Bengals wrote. If you look at my life, there is no question of using anyone for anything. I have only got banned, blacklisted and banished."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
15. "Religious fundamentalists in Bangladesh have always argued for a ban on my books."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
16. "I was born in a middle class Muslim family, in a small town called Myonenningh in a northern part of Bangladesh in 1962. My father is a qualified physician; my mother is a housewife. I have two elder brothers and one younger sister. All of them received a liberal education in schools and colleges."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
17. "Sheikh Hasina's government is one of the best Bangladesh has ever had. She is taking action against fundamentalists. But even she refused to let me return. I don't think I can ever return home."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
18. "I have had fatwas issued against me, some three in Bangladesh and another five in India. I will not be cowed by these threats and shall fight for my rights."
Author: Taslima Nasrin

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