A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new; when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long suppressed finds utterance.”—Jawaharlal Nehru
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
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.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
Even if I have to face death a thousand times for the sake my Motherland, I shall not be sorry. Oh Lord! Grant me a hundred births in India. But grant me this, too, that each time I may give up my life in the service of the Motherland.”—Ram Prasad Bismil
Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember the eternal law: you must give if you want to get.” – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”—Mahatma Gandhi
Give up drinking rice-beer and liquor.
For this reason our land drifts away.
Drunkenness and sleep are no good.
The enemies laugh at us.
The beer distilled from fermented rice stinks.
A person’s body and spirit too decay likewise.”—Birsa Munda
I am not ready to die because it requires infinitely higher courage to live.”—Sarojini Naidu
If defeated and killed on the field of battle, we shall surely earn eternal glory and salvation.”—Rani Lakshmi Bai
“If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.” – Chandra Shekhar Azad
It is easy to kill individuals, but you cannot kill the ideas. Great empires crumbled, while the ideas survived.” – Bhagat Singh
Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, …At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.” – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Our Nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is Swarajya and the branches are Swadeshi and Boycott.”—Bal Gangadhar Tilak
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.” – B.R. Ambedkar
This is the fight for freedom, freedom from yesterday, for tomorrow!”—Mangal Pandey
We have believed, and we do believe now that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible, that economic prosperity is indivisible.” – Indira Gandhi.
We must have complete faith in ourselves. We can be successful only if we believe in our efforts.” Nations are made by themselves”. We can take guidance, cooperation, and advice in certain matters but not patronage and diction in all the matters. We are not children but a mature nation with the wisdom of 6000 years behind us.”—Lala Lajpat Rai
We will face the bullets of the enemies. We are free and will remain free.”—Chandra Shekhar Azad
You give me your blood and I will give you Independence!” – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose