"There are over 200 million illiterate women in India. This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families' and the country's economic development. A girl's lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Sachin Tendulkar on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Sachin Tendulkar on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Sachin Tendulkar on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Sachin Tendulkar on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Sachin Tendulkar on Oscar Wilde
"Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world."
"I grew up looking at my father as to how to behave. In watching him I grasped so many things. His own temperament was of a calm person. He was very composed and I never saw anger in him. To me, that was fascinating."
"If efforts to do social work are couched in selfish motives, then they will die a premature death. Why would my efforts get politicised? I have values I inherited from my father. He helped many. Anyone, even a postman knocking on our door would get a glass of water and some sweets."
"I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage."
"When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well."
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