We should have solved the current insecurity in the Northeast and South by now. Are the states able to shoulder the burden of the police? You cannot just give someone guns and ammunition, train him, and refuse to pay him.
Unusually for an Indian man of his generation, my father, being aware of my mother's intellectual abilities, encouraged her to go abroad by herself to obtain a Ph.D.
No amount of gym time will make you feel beautiful if you don't feel it on the inside.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
I like to keep things simple.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand