India Taxi Driver

Making life easy to get around crowded India streets


When I was in India recently, I saw a sign that said, “English speaking taxi driver.”
I thought to myself, “What a good idea, why don’t we have them in Canada!”


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Speak silver, reply gold. - Swahili Proverb

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. - Indian Proverb

When at a loss how to go on, in speaking, cough. - Greek Proverb

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Fraquhar Tupper

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. - Epictetus

This is the sort of English up with which I will not put. - Winston Churchill

All poetry is a reproduction of the tones of actual speech. - Robert Frost

The bomb will never go off. I speak as an expert in explosives. - William Leahy

If the French were really intelligent, they'd speak English. - Wilfred Sheed

The Irish are a fair people, they never speak well of one another. - Samuel Johnson

Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it. - Pearl S. Buck

The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it. - Lord Bacon

Someone has to stand up and speak for the freedoms of the little guy. - Christopher Monckton

Every rupee of profit made by an Englishman is lost for ever to India. - Edmund Burke

The Irish are a very fair people, they never speak well of one another. - Unknown

The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm. - Alexander Woollcott

There are ways of singing in English that are not just the same as in French. - Coeur de Pirate

If we are a country committed to free speech, then why do we have phone bills? - Steven Wright

A bore is one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Desraeli

Under the English legal system you are innocent until you are shown to be Irish. - Ted Whitehead

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

The English should give Ireland home rule - and reserve the motion picture rights. - Will Rogers

There's nothing like an English weirdo. We have the best nutters in the world. - Sharon Osbourne

I think of myself as being Jewish and Irish, despite the fact that I'm English. - Daniel Radcliffe

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead. - Mac McCleary

Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart. - Mother Teresa

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

It is always the best policy to speak the truth - unless, of course, you're an exceptionally good liar. - Jerome K. Jerome

It's easy to get a reputation for wisdom. It's only necessary to live long, speak little and do less. - P.D. James

The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. - George Jessel

No bum that can't speak poifect English oughta stay in this country - oughta be de-exported the hell outta here! - Archie Bunker

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

In Washington, a man gets up to speak and doesn't say a thing, and the other men disagree with him for three hours. - Milton Berle

Isn't it a very curious thing that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland an' the English brought in the fleas. - Frank McCourt

Charity, good behaviour, amiable speech, unselfishness - these by the chief sage have been declared the elements of popularity. - Burmese Proverb

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. - Mary Catherwood

She ran after the garbage truck yelling, "Am I too late for the garbage?"
The driver said, "No, jump in!" - Red Skelton


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19-May-2019