"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."
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned."Sachin Tendulkar on Buddha
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."Sachin Tendulkar on Aristotle
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."Sachin Tendulkar on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."Sachin Tendulkar on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."Sachin Tendulkar on Maya Angelou
"Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world."
"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."
"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."