Funny Bangladeshis Quotes

People complain about the rich-and-poor divide. It’s crazy, no doubt about it. But what gets me is that today, a billionaire or head of state on their smartphone has the same direct access to information as a homeless person has on a smartphone – or a person in Bangladesh or Papua New Guinea. Sebastian Thrun
Direct, Access, About
What happened in Pakistan was that people were told: You’re all Muslim, so now you’re a country. As we saw in 1971 with the Bangladesh secession, the answer to that was: ‘Oh no, we’re not.’ Salman Rushdie
Country, Muslim, Saw
Just going to Bangladesh was an experience… if you go into small villages in the U.K., they’re backward and culturally devoid. But if you go into small villages in Bangladesh, they have classical music concerts. Sarah Gavron
Small, Going, Villages
One of the aims of higher education is to broaden perspectives, and what better way than by a home stay in a really different country, like Bangladesh or Senegal? Time abroad also leaves one more aware of the complex prism of suspicion through which the United States is often viewed. Nicholas Kristof
Education, Country, Through
What we are trying to do is to create a social business in Bangladesh, a joint venture to create restaurants for common people. Good, healthy food at affordable prices so that people don’t have to opt for food that is unhealthy and unhygienic. Muhammad Yunus
Business, Affordable, Joint
I was born in a middle class Muslim family, in a small town called Myonenningh in a northern part of Bangladesh in 1962. My father is a qualified physician; my mother is a housewife. I have two elder brothers and one younger sister. All of them received a liberal education in schools and colleges. Taslima Nasrin
Small, Muslim, Qualified
I used to work for the World Health Organisation in poor countries all over the world – Bangladesh, Korea, the Philippines and India. You learn a whole range of things about how other people are living and try to connect with them to gain an understanding of where they’re coming from. Robert Winston
Other, About, Poor Countries
This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did… used to come to my parents’ house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don’t have any memories of this gentleman. Jhumpa Lahiri
House, University, Used
All I ever want is to return to either Bangladesh, my motherland, or India, my adopted home. Taslima Nasrin
Want, Either, Ever
The Concert for Bangladesh was just a moral stance. George Harrison
Concert, Just, Stance
I had no idea that I would ever get involved with something like lending money to poor people, given the circumstances in which I was working in Bangladesh. Muhammad Yunus
Circumstances, Given, Which
I began my work in the ’70s, teaching at a university in Bangladesh, and these economic theories that I had learned stopped ringing true for me, as I saw the misery of people living all around me. Muhammad Yunus
Living, Ringing, Stopped
Fragile economies and weak infrastructures tend to worsen the results of climate disruptions, a problem exemplified by Bangladesh’s vulnerability to monsoons, accelerating desertification in northern China, and, most visibly, Hurricane Katrina’s devastation in New Orleans. Jamais Cascio
Weak, Northern, Katrina
India helped Bangladesh to achieve independence. The Bangladeshis should remain happy inside the territory of their own country. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Achieve, Country, Remain
In Bangladesh, if you put a kiss in a film, it’s political. Sarah Gavron
Political, Kiss, Film
After the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971, primary education was made free. We are now thinking to make education in the public sector free up to graduation level. We are also thinking of providing a light meal at primary and secondary schools in order to increase the student retention level. Sheikh Hasina
Education, Providing
Most people would live in an outhouse in Bangladesh before they would voluntarily move to Nebraska. Poe Ballantine
Move, Most, Would
When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh. Amartya Sen
Gender, India, About
If Bangladesh succumbs to the rule of one family, it would be a major step backward for the region. Khaleda Zia
Rule, Major, Would
There are cultural issues everywhere – in Bangladesh, Latin America, Africa, wherever you go. But somehow when we talk about cultural differences, we magnify those differences. Muhammad Yunus
Differences, Africa, Go
I was born in 1940 in Hathazari, Chittagong, which is now part of Bangladesh. Education was always important to my parents, and with what little we had, they were able to provide an education for their children. Muhammad Yunus
Education, Always, Which
The Grameen clinics prove that a medical system ‘for the poor’ can be almost entirely self-supporting, and we hope we can make it fully self sufficient so we can expand it across Bangladesh. Muhammad Yunus
Medical, Prove, Clinics
The U.S. must remember – as the Gadhafi loyalists have and Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh are now realizing – that it cannot get into bed with groups affiliated with the jihadist movement. Pete Hoekstra
Bed, Groups, Affiliated
Ravi Shastri has been claiming that Indian team was very successful under him, but he never told us that India lost ODI series to Bangladesh, lost ODI series to South Africa at home. Gautam Gambhir
South Africa, Been, Very
Brazil is a country that has rich people, as you have in New York City, as you have in Berlin or in London. But we also have poor people like in Bangladesh or in African suburbs. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Country, New, Suburbs
When Bangladesh refused to renew my passport, I used U.N. travel documents. You can’t disown your country. Taslima Nasrin
Country, Documents, Refused

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