„One thing is clear, the president of North Vietnam is not a fanatic. He is a very strong and determined man, but capable of listening, something that is very rare in a person of his position.“
„The goal can never be reached unless a man makes his mind strong, and firmly resolves that he must realise God in this very birth, nay, this very moment.“
— Ramakrishna Indian mystic and religious preacher 1836 - 1886
„He is a very strong headed person and that shows on-screen (in matches)... He got success at an early age and still he is so grounded and humble. He loves his game. I want to learn that from him“
— Harbhajan Singh Indian cricketer 1980
Actress Geeta Basra on Singh, quoted on sports.ndtv, "Harbhajan Singh's Passion and Humility a Source of Inspiration for Girlfriend Geeta Basra" http://sports.ndtv.com/cricket/news/243922-harbhajan-singh-s-passion-and-humilty-a-source-of-inspiration-for-girlfriend-geeta-basra, June 17, 2015.
— Anil Kumble Former Indian cricketer 1970
By EAS Prasanna.
— Mohammad Javad Zarif Iranian politician 1960
Dan Gillerman, former Israeli ambassador to UN, in an interview with Fox News.
„But Hess is not a man of strong character. He may be capable of a great sacrifice. But simple, straightforward opposition, when he considers that something wrong is being done, is not for him… He often acted as he did in my conflict with the party against his own better judgment. He kept silence. He capitulated to the demands of the party.“
— Hermann Rauschning German politician 1887 - 1982
„They knew that women were very effective and very strong in this revolution, but they think that now, the role is for the man.“
— Salwa Bugaighis Libyan activist 1963 - 2014
Salwa Bugaighis after resigning here position at the , quoted in: Salwa Bugaighis http://www.vitalvoices.org/node/2680 at vitalvoices.org, 2014
„The President is a very straightforward and plainspoken person, and I'm someone who believes in dealing in a very straightforward way with you all, as well, and that's what I've worked to do.“
— Scott McClellan Former White House press secretary 1968
Source: Press briefing http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/07/20050712-4.html, July 12, 2005
„He's very arrogant, he's very aggressive when he fields, and when he bats as well. He's just a very aggressive person.“
— Lendl Simmons West Indian cricketer 1985
Context: When he (Virat Kohli) fielded, he said something to me, and I said to myself, 'I'm going to show you you're not the only good batsman.' That's the way he is. He's very arrogant, he's very aggressive when he fields, and when he bats as well. He's just a very aggressive person. Those things motivate our players and it certainly motivated me. That really urged me to bat the way I did - to show him that he's not the only one who can do it. That played a big role. Lendl Simmons after winning the man of the match of West Indies' victory over India in the ICC World Twenty20 2016 semi-final, expressing on the arrogancy of Virat Kohli that motivated him to play a match-winning knock in Mumbai. He quoted it to Espncricinfo 'Very arrogant' Virat Kohli motivated me to knock India out of World T20: Lendl Simmons http://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/16019444/lendl-simmons-talks-playing-t20-west-indies-franchises-world 7 June, 2016
— Edward Heath Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1970–1974) 1916 - 2005
On Saddam Hussein, undated.
„There's something in the human personality which resents things that are clear, and conversely, something which is attracted to puzzles, enigmas, and allegories.“
— Stanley Kubrick American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor 1928 - 1999
Quoted in Kubrick : Inside a Film Artist's Maze (2000) by Thomas Allen Nelson, p. 10
„Mindfulness, though so highly praised and capable of such great achievements, is not at all a “mystical” state, beyond the ken and reach of the average person. It is, on the contrary, something quite simple and common, and very familiar to us.“
— Nyanaponika Thera German Buddhist monk 1901 - 1994