Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India, he merged 562 princely states with the Indian Union. Vallabhbhai Patel unified the Indian Union peacefully without any fights, while he was given the title of Iron Man for this great work.

The tale of Indian freedom struggle and nation-building will remain incomplete and lifeless without having delineated the life story and struggle of multifaceted personality, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Whenever the names of national leaders will be discussed, the names of the trio – Gandhi, Nehru, and Patel will emerge in golden letters on the annals of history.

Patel was one of those three lighthouses, who illuminated the path of the Indian sunk deep in the dark of slavery. He kept the torch of struggle lighted until the country woke up to the pleasant sunrise in the form of freedom. There is no doubt at all that a great number of freedom fighters have contributed to this achievement, but this would not be improper to give a prominent place to this trio.

There were a lot of mutual differences of opinion among them, despite these differences, they worked in cooperation and coordination, as the common goal was the national interest, to which they were completely dedicated. Patel will always be remembered as an undisputed leader, able administrator, and efficient politician. His patriotism shone his personality such that he was honored with the title of ‘Iron Man‘.

20 inspirational quotes by the Iron Man of India

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • It is in my nature to be a friend of the friendless. – Sardar Patel

  • Every Indian should now forget that he is a Rajput, a Sikh, or a Jat. He must remember that he is an Indian and he has every right in his country but with certain duties. – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • Ours is a non-violent war, It is DharmaYUDDHA. – Sardar Patel

  • “Infighting leads to waste of energy. The very foundation of ours has been laid on peaceful coexistence.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • There is something unique in this soil, which despite many obstacles has always remained the abode of great souls. – Sardar Patel

  • Even if we lose the wealth of thousands, and our life is sacrificed, we should keep smiling and be cheerful keeping our faith in God and Truth. – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • Satyagraha is not a creed for the weak or the cowardly. – Sardar Patel

  • “Powerless faith is meaningless, faith and power both are needed to accomplish any great task.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • Caste, community will rapidly disappear. We have to speedily forget all these things. Such boundaries hamper our growth. – Sardar Patel

  • Little pools of water tend to become stagnant and useless, but if they are joined together to form a big lake, the atmosphere is cooled and there is universal benefit. – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • Today we must remove distinctions of high and low, rich and poor, caste or creed. – Sardar Patel

  • The negligence of a few could easily send a ship to the bottom, but if it has the wholehearted co-operation of all on board it can be safely brought to the part. – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • Manpower without unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power. – Sardar Patel

  • “We ought to have faith in our mind that God will cooperate with and help us in any work based on truth.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • “Non-violence has to be observed in thought, word, and deed. The measure of our non-violence will be the measure of our success.” – Sardar Patel

  • The lack of unity will bring newer difficulties before us. If we will not work together in everybody’s interest, the country would be engulfed in an environment of darkness and unruliness.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • In domestic government, unity and co-operation are essential requisites. – Sardar Patel

  • “We should remove the dirt of slavery that pervades around us. It the stink of slavery persists even after gaining freedom, the fragrance of freedom would not pervade.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Quotes

  • My only desire is that India should be a good producer and no one should be hungry, shedding tears for food in the country. – Sardar Patel

  • “A war based on Satyagraha is always of two kinds. One is the war we wage against injustice, and the other we fight our own weaknesses.” – Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue or known as the Statue of Unity is situated on an island facing Sardar Sarovar Dam, in the Indian state of Gujarat, dedicated to the Iron Man of India.

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