Happy Independence Day Quotes by Mark Twain, Henry Ford, Indira Gandhi, Emma Goldman, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Subhas Chandra Bose and many others.
India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it
Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty.
If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India.
I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.
A free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Liberty is the breath of life to nations.
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
Your future depends on what you do today.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
Freedom cannot be bestowed – it must be achieved.
For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
The United States is the only country with a known birthday.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
Where the mind is led forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action-Into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.
At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength.
How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master’s bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done.
When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous