Man has many weaknesses, but one of his biggest is he can never play the role of God. Strangely, many dream of being gods in some form or other, of having people loving them absolutely, praising them constantly, and worshipping them continually, but the moment those wishes start coming through, man cannot handle it, and falls apart.

Humble, good men when praised about their exceptional talents, lose their humility and think themselves gods.

Had been invited to speak at a book-launch and during the evening asked the new author when he planned to write another book, “I plan to take three months off, and go to some place quiet, where I am alone, and write!” he said.

“Don’t take three months, take three years off,” said his wife, much to the amusement of all the others listening.

Dr Ashoke Bandyopadhyay

MS, MCh, Clinical Director, Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Peerless Hospital Kolkata

I consider this as the best form of surgery and have been conducting for a long time. I have presented a paper on the subject in France as well.

Long-term Results: Multiple arterial grafts offer superior long-term results compared to venous grafts. While patients may not immediately understand the significance, over time, those who undergo multiple arterial grafts tend to experience better outcomes.

Ever so often do I hear people telling me how they lay awake through the previous night. They make it sound like the end of the world.

“You lay awake all night?” I ask laughing.

“Yes,” they say, “yes, don’t laugh Bob!”

“And did the troubles of the day appear, all the bigger at night?”

“Something troubling you ma?” I asked, looking at my mother and also the mother of more than a billion and a quarter who were part of her offspring.”

And then I watched as the mother of over a billion looked at the calendar furtively, “I don’t think I’ll rest till the 4th of June!” she said sadly.

“Why are you so scared, mother?” I asked.