"And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Sachin Tendulkar on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Sachin Tendulkar on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Sachin Tendulkar on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Sachin Tendulkar on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Sachin Tendulkar on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"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."