Inspirational Quotes On Republic Day By Famous Personalities

Inspirational Quotes On Republic Day By Famous Personalities

Every year 26th January is celebrated as Republic Day of India, a day of the year that rekindles brotherhood, patriotism, humanity, thanksgiving, and love! It was on 26th January Dr. Rajendra Prasad took oath as the nation’s first President. Though India gained independence on 15th August 1947 it was on 26th January 1950 when the constitution of the nation was finally adopted and India was declared to be a republic. The day is celebrated with great enthusiasm in all corners of the country.

On this occasion, Ritiriwaz brings you some memorable and inspiring quotes by some famous personality, freedom fighters who have lived through the history of the Indian struggle.

Mahatma Gandhi Quote

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. – Mahatma Gandhi

Jawaharlal Nehru Quote

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

B R Ambedkar Quote

We are Indians, firstly and lastly. – B. R. Ambedkar

Indira Gandhi Quote

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.” – Indira Gandhi

Sardar Patel Quote

Every Indian should now forget that he is a Rajput, a Sikh or a Jat. He must remember that he is an Indian. – Sardar Patel

Subhas Chandra Bose Quote


Give me blood, I will give you freedom. — Subhas Chandra Bose

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Quote

Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott. – Bal Gangadhar Tilak

B R Ambedkar Quote

A constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age. – BR Ambedkar

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quote

India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfill her dreams. – Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Abdul Kalam Quote

Courage to give, Courage to think different, courage to invent, the courage to discover the impossible, Courage to travel into an unexplored path, courage to share knowledge, the courage to remove pain, courage to reach the unreached, courage to combat problems, and succeed are the qualities of youth. – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Swami Vivekananda Quote

Let new India arise out of peasants’ cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler, and sweeper. – Swami Vivekananda

Rajiv Gandhi Quote

For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls. – Rajiv Gandhi

B R Ambedkar Quote

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

Rajendra Prasad Quote

We have inherited no old enmities. Our republic enters the world stage, therefore, free from pride and prejudice, humbly believing and striving that in international as well as internal affairs our statesmen may be guided by the teachings of the Father of our Nation — tolerance, understanding non-violence, and resistance to aggression. – Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Mahatma Gandhi Quote

You must be the change you want to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Bhagat Singh Quote

The sanctity of law can be maintained only so as long as it is the expression of the will of the people. – Bhagat Singh

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Quote

Patriotism is religion and religion is love for India. – Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Lala Lajpat Rai Quote

The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of British rule in India. — Lala Lajpat Rai

Lal Bahadur Shastri Quote

We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world. — Lal Bahadur Shastri

Chandra Shekhar Azad Quote

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

Sarojini Naidu Quote

A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race — Sarojini Naidu

We did not get our freedom in a flash but it took many decades and numerous struggles of our freedom fighters for the attainment of independence. Let us remember their sacrifices. Happy Republic Day!

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