“As we celebrate Republic Day, I wish that together we are able to build a happier and healthier nation with our efforts.”
When we grow, our nation grows…. When we progress, our nation progresses…. So let us aim higher to take our nation to new heights…. Best wishes on Republic Day.
On this special day, we must make a promise to our Motherland that we will always work harder to make her proud of her sons….. Happy Republic Day.
Let us preserve our heritage and culture, history and ethos to gift our coming generations the most valuable things…. Wishing a very Happy Republic Day.
Freedom in mind, Faith in our heart, Memories in our souls. Let’s salute the Nation on Republic Day
The sanctity of law can be maintained only so as long as it is the expression of the will of the people.
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.
– Chandrashekhar Azad
Give me blood, I will give you freedom
– Subhas Chandra Bose
Patriotism is religion and religion is love for India
– Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race
– Sarojini Naidu
Indian Republic Day Sayings
Every Indian should now forget that he is a Rajput, a Sikh or a Jat. He must remember that he is an Indian.
The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of British rule in India
– Lala Lajpat Rai
Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it.
– Bal Gangadhar Tilak
We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.
– Lal Bahadur Shastri
Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good.
– Chandra Bhushan
Indian Republic Day Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
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
Freedom is not given, it is taken.
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose
A man’s feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
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.
Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
William Jennings Bryan
Best Republic Day Quotes
Ask not what your country can do for you,
Ask what you can do for your country.
Let new India arise out of peasants cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper.
When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous.
We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
B. R. Ambedkar
Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.
You must be the change you want to see in the World.
India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!
One nation – Indian Republic Day Quotes
One nation, one vision,
No nation is perfect it needs to be made perfect.
Meri pehchaan mera India
Happy Republic Day!
Citizenship consists in the service of the country.
Let us together commence a journey of peace, harmony and progress in South Asia.
Atal Behari Vajpayee
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
This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it.
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.
Indian Republic Day Quotes by Atal Behari Vajpayee
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 fulfil her dreams.
Atal Behari Vajpayee
India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.
India – The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas.
– Wheeler Wilcox
I think patriotism is like charity – it begins at home.
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Famous Republic Day Quotes
Today, let us remember the golden heritage of our country and feel proud to be a part of India.
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
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
– Franklin Pierce Adams
I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor.
– Grover Cleveland
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
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Bombs and pistols do not make revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting-stone of ideas.
Don’t see others dong better than you. Beat your own record everyday because success is a fight between you and yourself.
Chandra Shekhar Azad
A politician will do anything to keep his job — even become a patriot.
William Randolph Hearst
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
– Alexander Henry
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
– Niccolo Machiavelli