Feel the essence of Republic day with golden Republic Day Quotes.
I pray for India's advancement from strength to strength, rising and powerful nation, leading the world in the years to come, to a higher level of civilisation. Indeed, this has been the dream, the vision, of the great stalwarts in our struggle for freedom. In India's emancipation they saw a new hope for humanity...
- Shankar Dayal Sharma
I feel that the constitution is workable, it is flexible and it is strong enough to hold the country together both in peacetime and in wartime. Indeed, if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man was vile.
B. R. Ambedkar
Where the mind is without fear and the head id held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit 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 [India] has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
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?
- Jawaharlal Nehru