Congress is my ideological home; I come from a Nehruvian family. -- Nandan Nilekani

Some suggestions for you :

When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.

Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.

What's great about my father is that, because we've been involved in the business from such a young age, he's given us - and we've earned - autonomy, and he's given us the rope to go out and grow the brand.

Middle Age: When you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.

The two biggest sellers in bookstores are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it.

Force without wisdom falls of its own weight.

I really believe that a man and a woman together, raising a family, is the purest form of happiness we can experience.

When I spent time with my father, it wasn't playing ball in the back yard. I came to his office and listened to him do business or sat in on meetings. I walked job sites. On Saturday, we'd see my grandfather in Queens for a couple hours, and then he'd say, 'Let's go collect rent!'

When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.

What we women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don't have, is just love what we do have.

A person who does not know the history of the last 3,000 years wanders in the darkness of ignorance, unable to make sense of the reality around him.

Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.

A country's assets reside in the tinkerers, the hobbyists, and the risk-takers.

If music be the food of love, play on.