” As an Indian, and now as a politician and a government minister, I’ve become rather concerned about the hype we’re hearing about our own country, all this talk about India becoming a world leader, even the next superpower. “


” A weak, insecure nation needs sporting heroes, players larger than life on the cricketing field, who can transcend the limitations of their country and team. “


” I returned to India after long years of international service, because I had always cherished the desire to make a difference in my own country. “


” The notion of ‘world leadership’ is a curiously archaic one. The very phrase is redolent of Kipling ballads and James Bondian adventures. What makes a country a world leader? Is it population, in which case India is on course to top the charts, overtaking China as the world’s most populous country by 2034? “


” Global challenges also require global solutions, and few indeed are the situations in which the United States or any other country can act completely alone. “



All 5 Shashi Tharoor Quotes about Country in picture


As an Indian, and now as a politician and a government minister, I
A weak, insecure nation needs sporting heroes, players larger than life on the cricketing field, who can transcend the limitations of their country and team.


I returned to India after long years of international service, because I had always cherished the desire to make a difference in my own country.
The notion of
Global challenges also require global solutions, and few indeed are the situations in which the United States or any other country can act completely alone.
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