"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Aravind Adiga on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Aravind Adiga on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Aravind Adiga on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Aravind Adiga on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Aravind Adiga on Friedrich Nietzsche
"In my family, as in most middle-class Indian families I knew when I was growing up, science and mathematics were held in awe."