"I did not resign from politics because of Bofors. I resigned because I do not know how to play petty politics. I did not know back then and I don't know now either."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Amitabh Bachchan on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Amitabh Bachchan on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Amitabh Bachchan on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Amitabh Bachchan on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Amitabh Bachchan on Joseph Stalin
"I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach, I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I'm going to be able to accomplish this feat, get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people."