Quotes by: Imran Khan

Imran Khan
عمران خان

Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Assumed office
25 April 1996
Deputy Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Preceded by Position established
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
11 May 2013
Preceded by Hanif Abbasi
Constituency Constituency NA-56
In office
10 October 2002 – 3 November 2007
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan
Constituency Constituency NA-71
Chancellor of the University of Bradford
In office
7 December 2005 – 2014
Preceded by The Baroness Lockwood
Succeeded by Kate Swann
Personal details
Born Imran Khan Niazi
(1952-10-05) 5 October 1952 (age 64)[1]
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistan
Political party PTI
Spouse(s) Reham Khan (m. 2015–15),
Jemima Khan (m. 1995–2004)
Children 2
Alma mater Keble College, Oxford
Cricketer Author Politician
Religion Islam
Nickname(s) Kaptaan, IK
Cricket information
Batting style Right hand batsmen (RHB)
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 88) 3 June 1971 v England
Last Test 2 January 1992 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 175) 31 August 1974 v England
Last ODI 25 March 1992 v England
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 88 175 382 425
Runs scored 3807 3709 17771 10100
Batting average 37.69 33.41 36.79 33.22
100s/50s 6/18 1/19 30/93 5/66
Top score 136 102* 170 114*
Balls bowled 19458 7461 65224 19122
Wickets 362 182 1287 507
Bowling average 22.81 26.61 22.32 22.31
5 wickets in innings 23 1 70 6
10 wickets in match 6 0 13 0
Best bowling 8/58 6/14 8/34 6/14
Catches/stumpings 28/0 36/0 117/0 84/0

In most of Pakistan it is a feudal country. People are very scared and oppressed by authority. But when you move to these wilder areas, they are not so easily suppressed.
Imran Khan
I am called an Islamic fundamentalist by Rushdie. My critics in Pakistan say I am a Zionist agent. I must be doing something right.
Imran Khan
One is actually the democracy here, you know, people are, people assume that this election means that there is democracy in Pakistan. There is no democracy.
Imran Khan
When I came into politics I always thought there was a possibility I would be killed.
Imran Khan
I have always believed that one should not be scared of losing, I think that really is the key.
Imran Khan
The Westoxified Pakistanis have been selling their souls and killing their own people for a few million dollars.
Imran Khan
Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.
Imran Khan
These so-called extremists in Pakistan should be brought into the mainstream; if you marginalize them, you radicalize them.
Imran Khan
A country that relies on aid? Death is better than that. It stops you from achieving your potential, just as colonialism did.
Imran Khan
I want to have a president in the U.S. who tries to win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world.
Imran Khan
Spirituality does two things for you. One, you are forced to become more selfless, two, you trust to providence. The opposite of a spiritual man is a materialist. If I was a materialist I would be making lots of money doing endorsements, doing cricket commentary. I have no interest in that.
Imran Khan
Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have played in the tournament.
Imran Khan
During my 21 years of playing cricket, I have never been approached by anyone or offered a bribe.
Imran Khan
Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have played in the tournament.
Imran Khan
If one area I felt it was a tough election was I couldn't see my young son and I couldn't see my wife a lot, but apart from that for her also it was an experience.
Imran Khan
At the moment we have a ruling class that has one law and the people the other.
Imran Khan

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