Monday, January 30, 2012

Quote of the Day - Sunday Digest 12-2

I have been posting quotes daily on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, ever since I joined those social media network sites. They have always been popular with my online friends. I have decided to put together last seven days' quotes in a weekly Digest, and publish on Creative Blog for GoldenTwine Informatics every Sunday so that you can benefit from reading them at one place if you missed out on various social media networks.

Last Monday was the 115th Birth Anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, and on Wednesday we celebrated 63rd Republic Day of India. So I dedicated last week's quotes to Republic Day of India and Liberty.

Quote of the Day (Sunday Digest Volume 2)

One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. That is how the wheel of evolution moves on and the ideas and dreams of one nation are bequeathed to the next.
- Subhas Chandra Bose (January 23, 1897 - unconfirmed)
was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II. Bose was one of the most prominent leaders in the Indian independence movement and is a legendary figure in India today.
We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
- Martin Luther King (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968)
was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
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.
- Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement.
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
- Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (April 14, 1891 - December 6, 1956)
was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, editor. He was also the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution.
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 (November 14, 1889 - May 27, 1964)
was an Indian politician who became the first Prime Minister of independent India (1947-64) and became noted for his “neutralist” policies in foreign affairs.
We must re-dedicate ourselves on this day to the peaceful but sure realization of the dream that had inspired the Father of our Nation and the other captains and soldiers of our freedom struggle, the dream of establishing a classless, co-operative, free and happy society in "his country," We must remember that this is more a day of dedications than of rejoicing - dedication to the glorious task of making the peasants and workers the toilers and the thinkers fully free, happy and cultured.
- Dr Rajendra Prasad (December 3, 1884 - February 28, 1963)
was an Indian politician and educator. He was one of the architects of the Indian Republic, having drafted its first constitution and serving as the first president of independent India (January 26, 1950 - May 13, 1962).
On the eve of my laying down office, with the inauguration of the Republic, I should like to tender my greetings and best wishes to the men and women of India who will henceforth be a citizen of a republic. I feel deeply thankful for the affection showered on me by all sections of the people, which alone enabled me to hear the burden of an office to the duties and conventions of which I had been an utter stranger.
- Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (December 10, 1878 - December 25, 1972)
was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. He was the last and the only Indian national Governor-General of India.

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