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Indians are usually seen as capsulized: limited to one environment, with the illusion of stability in that environment. But Indians have been engaged all over the world for centuries, in Europe, even in Asia.
I am an Indian and a painter, that's all.
Indian civilisation does not distinguish in terms of religion. We are an impossible achievement in the world and I'm very proud to be an Indian.
I am an Indian. In fact, I feel like a foreigner when I go abroad.
Even though many Indians can read or speak English, for most, it is not their first language. At the office, we speak in English, but we consume our culture in our own language.
Entire world comes to us, but Indians live in entire world.
American? Indian? I don't know what these words mean. In Italy, it is all about blood, family, where you come from. I'm asked where I am from. I'm from nowhere; I always was, but now I am happy knowing it.
God made me an Indian, but not a reservation Indian.
I always say that when I first started, my videos were very veered towards Indian people.
That's one more thing people don't know about Indians: We love to talk dirty.
I have Indian Blood in me. I have just enough white blood for you to question my honesty!
You know what I hate? Indian givers ... no, I take that back.
We Indians really should be better liars, considering how often we've been lied to.
The Indian temperament is so excitable, you know.
In spite of all temptations of belonging to many nations, I've remained an Indian.
We've always seen ourselves as Indian. We've never seen ourselves as Hindus or Muslims or Christians or Buddhists.
I'm an Asian guy growing up in London so I see myself as British, but India is part of my culture.
There is a lot of Indian connect in 'Million Dollar Arm'. It is about two Indian boys, and we even shot quite a bit of the movie in India.
I write on sacred stories, symbols and rituals of all cultures - European, American and Chinese - but my audiences, typically, like me to focus on India.
I used to object to being called an Indian writer, and would always say I was a writer who happened to be an Indian, and who happened to write about Indians.
It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
Remember that I am just a woman who is living a very abundant life. Every step I take forward is on a path paved by strong Indian women before me.
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles.
I think in my mother tongue. That's Hindi.
My mother was born in Burma, but my grandfather on her side was Indian-Spanish. So I have this quite exotic mix, which is reflected in my earliest memories, in our Wiltshire country kitchen, of gran, and aunts, cooking spicy stewy, casseroley curries, a version of Indian food with a Burmese twist.
I like Indian takeaway.
Once upon a time there was a beautiful Indian maiden, of course.
Some of you think an Indian is like a wild animal. This is a great mistake.
Friends and brothers, The Almighty created us Indians. We are as he made us. The Almighty has given to the whites a book to read, and they have plenty of things to work with. The Indian has no book. He cannot read.
I am the last Englishman to rule in India.
In terms of my Indianness, I try not to rely on it nor deny it. When it comes up organically in my writing, we can address it. About five years ago, we wrote this episode of 'The Office,' called 'Diwali,' which seemed like an organic way of using it.
People from North India are generally known to be aggressive and emotional.
The Indian's intercourse with Nature is at least such as admits of the greatest independence of each.
My career means, if you're a non-Indian writing about Indians, at least there's one Indian in your rearview mirror.
We, the English educated Indians, often unconsciously make the terrible mistake of thinking that the microscopic minority of the English-speaking Indians is the whole of India.
But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge in something else.
We offer a new way for those people of Indian origin to make a difference in their country - and to make some money.
Indian believes they ain't but two sins ... bein a coward ... and turnin agin yer own kind.
I was a journalist when I made 'I'm British But ... ' I'd seen how important the media was in terms of defining Indians - after the riots in the '80s, I was like, 'Oh my God!'
I cannot understand how anyone can be an Indian and not be proud.
The thing about being an Indian person is that you feel most at home with your own people.
Growing up in the States, there's this part of me that's like, man, I'm Indian. Like, this is where I belong. And as soon as I got to India, and I had to go to the bathroom in some places, I was, like, 'Man - I am American.'
It's hard to think of myself as an American, and yet I am not from India, a place where I was not born and where I have never lived.
Anyone who has been to India - specifically Rajasthan, the rich and kingly region in the country's northwest - knows that when it comes to adornment, Indians do not think like other people.
You can take an Indian out of India, but you can never take India out of an Indian
That's how we keep this crazy place together - with the heart. Two hundred fuckin' languages, and a billion people. India is the heart. It's the heart that keeps us together. There's no place with people like my people, Lin. There's no heart like the Indian heart.
To be born in India is to arrive into the world swimming in religion.
The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creators hand.
The most Indian thing about the Indian is surely not his moccasins or his calumet, his wampum or his stone hatched, but traits of character and sagacity, skill, or passion.
Ninety-nine percent of Indian people loved me and they still love me.
Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture.
Modern India is a product of Hindu tradition, the religion of Islam, and Western civilization.
Anyone who has used that comforting phrase 'a nice cup of tea' invariably means Indian tea.
Ultimately, my connection to my Indian-ness comes back to my mom and dad. They would all tell me and my siblings stories about their life in India, so it was very close to my two brothers and my sister and I.
I have known the Indians intimately - known them in their private relations - I think I understand the Indian character pretty well.
I'm a pucca Indian. Bombay is my home.
We all know you went to India,
I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth.
The real middle class India that has always been looking for a voice that is its very own. I write about it because I belong to it.
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
India has many customs and rituals that may seem bizarre to anyone not used to its distinctive culture. It is a strange combination of being a young nation as well as an ancient country.
Under the veneer of Westernization, the cultures of the Indian world - which have existed for 30,000 years! - continue to live. Sometimes in a magical way, sometimes in the shadows.
The Indian may seem poor to we rich Westerners but in matters of the spirit it is we who are the paupers and they who are millionaires.
You can get pictures into what people are sort of thinking about others. Just go onto Google and type 'Why are Indians' and then look for the autocomplete.
Cherokee's American, Ned. It don't get more American than that.
It is the simplest fact of Indian life: there are too many Indians.
I am extremely proud to have the surname Ambani. I am proud to be a Gujarati, and above all, an extremely proud Indian.
I know I have a strong India connect. Is it Subhash Chandra Bose or my father who left my Austrian mother when I was one? - Catherine Khan
In India we celebrate the commonality of major differences; we are a land of belonging rather than of blood.
The difference between a white man and an Indian is this- A white man wants to leave money to his children. An Indian wants to leave forests.
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
I'm Indian-American and I think that when I think of myself as being culturally Indian, it had so much to do with when I lived with my parents and was a kid because they would take me to the Diwali festivals. They would take me to the temple, and they would teach me about all the different holidays.
I am always fascinated by India.
The history of the white man in India really jumped up and bit me in the neck.
Before, Indian people had been so defeated, they were always looking for outsiders, for the government, to somehow come in and fix things. But now, they seem to realize that they're the only ones who can save themselves.
India is the one place in the world where a man can do as he pleases and nobody asks why;
I never knew what language they'd lapse into when fucked - Urdu or Telugu or a mix of both (only the techies came in English).
My ambition is to unfold the sources of India in the profound plane of human nature.
I am most familiar with the Gujarati language.
Be proud that thou art an Indian, and proudly proclaim, "I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother." Say, "The ignorant Indian, the poor and destitute Indian, the Brahmin Indian, the Pariah Indian, is my brother."
It's true that I run a multi-national group but I have no interests in India. So please tell me, what should my identity be?
Take an Indian home to lunch.
This is our festival and on this day we are all Indians. We celebrate the festival by maintaining the spirit of brotherhood.
When I die India will be found engraved on my heart.
I go with the most interesting thing that comes my way,I don't expect it to come from India to tell you the truth, but if it did, fine by me.
I have never been to India and I am not a specialist on Indian culture, and I would not wish to be heard to be taking swipes at a culture which I've never experienced and where I've never lived.
All foreign food is doomed to be consumed in India not so much by Indians as by a voracious Indian sensibility, which demands infinite versions of Indian food, and is unmoved by difference.
In India an explanation is often more confusing than what prompted it.
At the halfway point of any drunken night, there is a moment when an Indian realizes he cannot turn back toward tradition and that he has no map to guide him toward the future.
It's not about Indians, it's about people... the overall philosophy is to reconnect all people to nature and inevitably themselves. - Larry Stillday
Brahmin who'd learned the tribal dialects. He refused
Third-generation Indians love maintaining their cultural traditions, but they can also go down the pub, shop till they drop, do whatever anyone else does.
In England I am not English, in India I am not Indian. I am chained to the 1,000 square miles that is Trinidad; but I will evade that fate yet.
Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner.
My wife Neelam is a North Indian, so she will make North Indian food, while my mother will make Bengali food.
I recollect it was settled by general consent that India was quite a misrepresented country, and had nothing objectionable in it, but a tiger or two, and a little heat in the warm part of the day.
My dad was a Punjabi from Amritsar, and my mom is a Punjabi from Kashmir. My dad was a soldier in the Indian Army.
Malavika Vishwanath. Don't try to say it you'll just piss me off.
Millions of Indians are brimming with energy.
This is why Indians are thought to be stupid. They can't think, they don't know anything, they say. But we have hidden our identity because we needed to resist, we wanted to protect what governments have wanted to take away from us.