„…in 2000, when I defeated Alexei Shirov at the World Chess Championship in Teheran to become the first Indian ever to win the title.“

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„Being the undisputed world champion is a relief. We instituted a unified chess title, I am the absolute world champion.“

—  Viswanathan Anand Indian chess player 1969

Quotations by 60 Greatest Indians, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology http://resourcecentre.daiict.ac.in/eresources/iresources/quotations.html,

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„The world is a game of chess; the loser loses and the winner wins.“

—  Jamal-al-Din Afghani Political activist and Islamic ideologist 1837 - 1897

As quoted in Jamāḷ al-Dīn al-Afghāni: A Muslim intellectual (1984) by Anwar Moazzam, p. 3

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„People knew about 110 years of chess history. Nowadays, nobody is able to tell you the name of the world champion of 2000.“

—  Anatoly Karpov Russian chess player 1951

Interview on Chessbase 06.07.2005 http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2495

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„To become a world chess champion.“

—  Viswanathan Anand Indian chess player 1969

At the age of six when some one asked him as to what he wanted to become.
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„This is the ECW World Championship, and I will wear it proudly. [Points to the WWE Championship on his left shoulder] And look at this one—it spins!“

—  Rob Van Dam American professional wrestler 1970

ECW, June 13, 2006: after being proclaimed the new ECW World Champion and opting to keep the WWE Championship as well.

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„After the passage of a century, Morphy still remains the most glamorous figure that has ever appeared in the chess world.“

—  Paul Morphy American chess player 1837 - 1884

Edward Lasker (in The Adventure of Chess, 2nd Edition, New York, 1959)
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„Grissom on the run… The team of the '90s has its World Championship!“

—  Bob Costas American sportscaster 1952

Calling Marquis Grissom's catch for the final out of the Atlanta Braves' 1995 World Series victory.

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„Now that the steam engine rules the world, a title is an absurdity, still I am all dressed up in this title. It will crush me if I do not support it. The title attracts attention to myself.“

—  Stendhal, kniha Armance

Depuis que la machine à vapeur est la reine du monde, un titre est une absurdité, mais enfin, je suis affublé de cette absurdité. Elle m'écrasera si je ne la soutiens. Ce titre attire l'attention sur moi.
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„There is not an Indian community in the world that is better off than the Indians in South Africa. That is the type of apartheid that I stand for. That is the type of apartheid that is not dead.“

—  P. W. Botha South African prime minister 1916 - 2006

As prime minister in the House of Assembly, 23 April 1979, as cited in PW Botha in his own words, Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1987, p. 40

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„First, westernisation of Indian youth should stop. The projection of Indian girls as Miss Universe or Miss World is a deep-rooted conspiracy to promote cosmetics in countries like India. Nudity and obscenity cannot be parameters for determining beauty.“

—  Rajnath Singh Indian politician 1951

On banning beauty pageants, as quoted in " Westernisation of Indian youth should stop http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/nudity-and-obscenity-cannot-be-parameters-for-determining-beauty-rajnath-singh/1/233467.html" India Today (1 January 2001)

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„The Musalmans of Hindustan (and) Musalmans of the whole world were looking to Pakistan with hope and longing eyes for guidance and help. Indian Muslims were also affected by whatever was happening in Pakistan or any other Muslim country. Indian Muslims were greatly pained at the defeat of Pakistan in 1971.“

—  Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi Indian islamic scholar 1913 - 1999

Karachi in July 1978 at the First Islamic Asian Conference. Addressing the delegates of the Conference. Quoted from Lal, K. S. (1999). Theory and practice of Muslim state in India. New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan. Chapter 6

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