"In my family, as in most middle-class Indian families I knew when I was growing up, science and mathematics were held in awe."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Aravind Adiga on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Aravind Adiga on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Aravind Adiga on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Aravind Adiga on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Aravind Adiga on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Indians mock their corrupt politicians relentlessly, but they regard their honest politicians with silent suspicion. The first thing they do when they hear of a supposedly 'clean' politician is to grin. It is a cliche that honest politicians in India tend to have dishonest sons, who collect money from people seeking an audience with Dad."