A nation’s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
As for Western women, it seems to me that they have often had to struggle to obtain their own rights. That did not leave them much time to prove their abilities. The time will come.
Whenever you take a step forward, you are bound to disturb something. You disturb the air as you go forward, you disturb the dust, the ground. You trample upon things. When a whole society moves forward, this trampling is on a much bigger scale; and each thing that you disturb, each vested interest which you want to remove, stands as an obstacle.
Topics: Society, Change
We should not mourn for men of high ideals. Rather we should rejoice that we had the privilege of having had them with us, to inspire us by their radiant personalities.
Think twice before pointing a finger to any one as other three fingers are always pointing towards you.
We would rather starve than sell our national honor.
Advanced countries of today have reached their present affluence through domination of other races and countries…Their sheer ruthlessness, undisturbed by feelings of compassion or by abstract theories of freedom, equality or justice, gave them a head start.
There are moments in history when brooding tragedy and its dark shadows can be lightened by recalling great moments of the past.
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.
Topics: Future, Work, Foresight
To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
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.
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