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We’ve collected the best Selected Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Harrdy Sandhu, Erika Slezak, Bob McNair, Sebastian Kurz, Paula Broadwell. Use them as an inspiration.

I have been an ardent cricket fan since childhood. I started out as a fast bowler and I was selected for Indias Under-19 cricket world cup team. Unfortunately, I hurt my elbow during training and even though I tried my best to get it treated, all efforts were futile.
My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is – well, our daughter and our son – is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they’re home in the summer, although they have jobs.
Experience shows that those people who were selected to be a head coach in the NFL met with more success if they had had head-coaching experience.
The shutting out or boycotting of selected media cannot take place in Austria.
I grew up in a strong faith-based family. I think I have selected to return to those roots for strength, for my family, for myself and to protect our children and to forgive others and move on and face forward.
Paula Broadwell
I started ice-skating when I was about 12 or 13 and I was selected in the Australian team for ice hockey. I met my wife at St Moritz Ice Skating about 1955.
If I should get selected into the Hall of Fame, I’d be able to saythank you‘ to all the legends that are in the Hall of Fame. And also say thank you to my teammates, and also to all the fans. It’s going to be like a dream come true.
The art of leadership is not to spend your time measuring, evaluating. It’s all about selecting the person. And if you believe you selected the right person, then you give that person the freedom, the authority, the delegation to innovate and to lead with some very simple measure.
I suspect that perfect happiness is not possible for me. I suppose if I was ever selected for eternal life – the moment I was informed – that would bring me the closest.
I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate.
I was doing theatre when somebody noticed me and referred me to Raju Hirani. And Raju saw me on camera, and there, I was a heavy guy with long hair. But I got selected for the role of Joy in ‘3 Idiots.’
It really feels special to know that ‘Irudhi Suttru’ has been selected to be screened at Tokyo Film Festival. I see this honor as an impetus to continue doing my good work.
In my everyday life, I just wear jeans, t-shirts and trainers – if I can go barefoot, that’s even better. But for the events I have a stylist, and in two hours we have selected a whole outfit.
My show is constantly evolving… new tricks are added, old ones are dropped… so it stays fresh. But it’s the randomly selected participants from the audience that make it fresh and provide some of the best comic relief.
I remember when I came on the pitch the first time after a long time where I was not selected. It was a great reception; I remember that so well.
I’ve always made my own decisions and selected a script on my own conviction.
International Amateur Atheletic Federation had selected me in 1985 and 1986 as one of the best eight athletes in the world.
To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.
Dennis Banks
It was immaterial to me that Elvis didn’t write his own songs. Those were very different days, and he selected whatever suited him best from material supplied by publishing houses and teams of writers – all of whom were extremely conscious of his style of delivery.
It’s going to be a massive honour to represent your country, if selected, for the World Cup.
It’s quite an honor to be selected to represent my country in the Olympics.
I get my news from selected Google News and my social feed.
Persons whose wagers depend upon how particular selected athletes perform in actual sporting events stand in no different stead than persons who wager on the outcome of any sporting event in which they are not participants.
I am a novelist turned temporary adventurer, and I chose to write television, movies and plays for much the same reason that Henry Morgan selected the Spanish Main for his peculiar – and not dissimilar – sphere of operations.
I know the first female astronauts selected were definitely an inspiration to me, and so maybe I will be a role model.
After the 2000 election, which hinged on the results of a recount in Florida, Democrats smeared President George W. Bush as ‘selected, not elected.’
After watching my Kannada film ‘U Turn,’ director Kannan narrated the story of ‘Ivan Thanthiran,’ and wanted me to attend the auditions in Chennai. He selected me after seeing me perform to two difficult scenes I was given during the screen test.
I played three seasons when I was in MLS before I went to Europe, and every year, I was able to be selected for the All-Star, which was an honor.
I’m honoured to have been selected to be the Labour candidate for Manchester Central.
It is a very humbling honor to be selected as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Bush wasn’t elected, he was selected – selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
U.N. employees, including senior leadership, should be selected based on merit and competence while continuing endeavors to achieve gender parity and geographical balance.
Four years earlier I had been selected, with Kay Boyle, the writer, and a number of others, to go to Cambodia and come back and prove that there were no sanctuaries in that country.
William Kunstler
My dad got selected in the Indian Army, but he was not allowed to go, as my grandparents had reservations.
Once Google is selected to run the infrastructure on which we are changing the world, Google will be there for ever. Democratic accountability will not be prevalent. You cannot file a public information request about Google.
I never thought I would get into acting. I was studying computer applications in Delhi and that was when I got selected for my first TV show and came to Mumbai.
Think well before selecting your leader, and when you have selected him, follow him. But in case you find his policy detrimental to your interests, kick him out.
Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs.
Ron D. Burton
When I was playing for my school, the only thing I wanted to do was get selected for the Under-16 or the Under-19 district teams. When I was selected for the district, I would think about the next level, which was getting selected for the state side.
I felt like I was one of the better point guards in the draft, maybe the best. But falling out of the first round and being selected in the second round, the number really doesn’t matter where you get drafted – it’s about the fit.
I was working as a software engineer in Infosys. I quit because I lost interest in it. I had a group of friends who wanted to make it big in films, and that’s when the audition for ‘Malarvady Arts Club’ happened. I got selected, and it opened the doors to my dream world.
It’s a dream to play for England, so if I’m selected, I’d look forward to playing. But it’s down to the powers above me.
Animals have genes for altruism, and those genes have been selected in the evolution of many creatures because of the advantage they confer for the continuing survival of the species.
Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie.
But once the person is selected, at that point that person is independent.
Stephen Breyer
I have always had the same philosophy throughout my career: work hard for your club, and if you get selected, it’s because the hard work was seen by the head coach.
David Villa
Knowing what I know now, if I could have chosen parents, I would have chosen exactly the ones God selected for me.
It’s a great honor to be selected as one of ‘Foreign Policy”s Leading Global Thinkers for 2013.
While pursuing my Bachelors with Psychology in Sophia College, I auditioned for an advertisement for Fairever Face Cream. And to my surprise I was selected amongst the top contestant, which paved a way for me to take this profession sincerely.
Harper Collins gave me a letter of intent saying that they want me to pen down my autobiography. When I was recollecting the incidents of my life for that, I selected only those incidents which were turning points in my life. I staged it instead of writing it.
To represent your country at a home Olympics is something special and I’m over the moon to be selected for Team GB. I was pleased to get the qualifying time in Berlin earlier this year and my sole focus is getting in the right shape for London.
I am truly honored to be selected as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
Cannes is one of the biggest film festivals across the globe, and getting your film selected for a screening is quite a big achievement.
It was my goal and dream to be selected to the Olympic team, so I knew going into it the amount of responsibility I was given.
I’ve been a dedicated ‘NBA 2K’ fan since I was young, and being selected as the face of ‘MyNBA2K17’ is an incredible milestone this early in my career.
It is important to consider whether the sample size selected by the Environmental Genome Project will provide sufficient power to discover most alleles relevant to gene-environment interactions.
Samuel Wilson
I remember when I was young, I used to love hockey – I was selected to play for my county – and my dad said: ‘Well, there’s no money to be made in hockey,’ and it put me off for ever.
I started getting modelling assignments and that’s how I became interested in acting. But my father, who last watched Dilip Kumar’s ‘ Devdas,’ wanted me to do MBA. I didn’t listen to him and gave my audition for Yash Raj films’ ‘Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge’ and got selected for it.
It’s been a dream of mine to be selected on the U.S. Olympic team as long as I can remember.
Winning the title in my first season at City was a dream come true, but the downside was not being selected for Spain‘s World Cup squad.
For me, getting older doesn’t mean throwing away a favourite-coloured lipstick or a fabulous pair of boots; instead, it’s about harnessing all the great things I have learnt over the years about what does and doesn’t suit me, and enjoying the way in which cleverly selected outfits can enhance the nice bits.
It took me a long time to get selected as an astronaut. In fact, I applied for 20 years before I was selected.
John L. Phillips
Being selected Most Improved was a special individual award because when I speak to young people I always try to tell them the importance about it’s not where you start but where you end up.
Kevin Johnson
Traits acquired during one’s lifetimemuscles built up in the gym, for example – cannot be passed on to the next generation. Now with technology, as it happens, we might indeed be able to transfer some of our acquired traits on to our selected offspring by genetic engineering.
Nick Bostrom
When I was selected as a Labour council candidate in 2009, people publicly challenged how I could possibly represent anyone from the Bengali community because of my faith and since my selection and election as the member of parliament for Liverpool, Wavertree, I have received a torrent of anti-Semitic abuse.
I was a naval officer and aviator. I tested airplanes and got selected to be an astronaut later on.
Calling on each molecule one by one? No way. I just told all of them to be quietexcept for a selected few.
Stefan Hell
I hadn’t published a book of poetry in over a decade because I’ve been very ill. As I got better and started to write, I said, ‘Wow, even as an old woman, I could have a selected book of poems.’
I am truly honored and humbled to have been selected as the co-winner for the 2020 Lou Marsh Trophy.
If you are creative enough to select the ideal vocation, you can win, win big time. The really brilliant millionaires are those who selected a vocation that they love, one that has few competitors but generates high profits.
Thomas J. Stanley
As you can imagine I’m disappointed as anything that I was not selected to be the presidential running mate. And I find it continually appalling that it would be a radical thing to have a woman on the ticket.
Kate Clinton
Most successful pundits are selected for being opinionated, because it’s interesting, and the penalties for incorrect predictions are negligible. You can make predictions, and a year later people won‘t remember them.
I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
Stephen Breyer
Every step on my way to becoming an artist seemed preordained. The right people were always in the right places at the right times to boost me to the next level. I was fortunate to be selected for a summer drawing class offered to teens at the Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County.
In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America.
William L. Jenkins