* "I am now an ordinary Nepali citizen. I want to live and die as a Nepali in Nepal. But will Nepal remain? All I want is for Nepal to remain as a nation and for us to live as Nepalis."
* "The Shah kings never went against the wishes of the people and never will. If the people see a role for the monarchy in the nation's integrity and democracy, that won't be unusual."
* "In those days people used to say the country is in a bad state.I undertook the February first move to restore peace. When the people didn't like what I did, I let it go."
* "When I tried to set things right, there was opposition. I guess things are all right now."
* "If I wanted to create obstacles for this government why would I have left Narayanhiti so easily?"
* "No Nepali will tolerate unnecessary interference by outsiders in our internal affairs."
* "Terrorism has no boundaries."