"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."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Sachin Tendulkar on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Sachin Tendulkar on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Sachin Tendulkar on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Sachin Tendulkar on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Sachin Tendulkar on Helen Keller
"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."
"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."