Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Quotes

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Quotes

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was a social reformer, jurist, economist, politician. He was the first Minister of Law and Justice of India and the father of the Indian Constitution. He was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly of India and this committee was entrusted with the task of framing the Constitution of India. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1990 and in 2012 he was honored with the award of The Greatest Indian.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s birthday is celebrated on 14 April in India and all over the world. His contribution can never be forgotten, let’s recall some of his great quotes.

Ambedkar Quotes

  • I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.

  • Life should be great rather than long.

  • Democracy is not a form of government, but a form of social organization.

Ambedkar Quotes

  • They cannot make history who forget history.

  • The relationship between husband and wife should be one of the closest friends.

  • Cultivation of the mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.

B R Ambedkar Quote

  • We are Indians, firstly and lastly.

  • If I find the constitution being misused, I shall be the first to burn it.

  • Some people think that religion is not essential to society. I do not hold this view. I consider the foundation of religion to be essential to the life and practices of a society.

Ambedkar Quotes

  • The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.

  • Caste is not a physical object like a wall of bricks or a line of barbed wire which prevents the Hindus from co-mingling and which has, therefore, to be pulled down. Caste is a notion; it is a state of the mind.

  • Indifferentism is the worst kind of disease that can affect people.

Ambedkar Quotes

  • Be Educated, Be Organised, and Be Agitated.

  • Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise, both will wither and die.

  • Justice has always evoked ideas of equality, of the proportion of compensation. In short, Justice is another name of liberty, equality, and fraternity.

Ambedkar Quotes

  • Religion is for man and not man for religion.

  • I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality & fraternity.

  • Constitutional morality is not a natural sentiment. It has to be cultivated. We must realize that our people have yet to learn it. Democracy in India is only a top-dressing on Indian soil which is essentially undemocratic.

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