Indira Gandhi Quotes.
Let’s not forget that in India the symbol of strength is a woman; the goddess Shakti.
I do not like carving the world into segments; we are one world.
The collective judgment of the electorate must be respected.
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.
The environmental problems of developing countries are not the side effects of excessive industrialisation but reflect the inadequacy of development.
Mankind will endure when the world appreciates the logic of diversity.
To become capable, one must have faith in oneself.
Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
If I see something dirty or untidy, I have to clean it up.
We do not wish to impoverish the environment any further, and yet we cannot for a moment forget the grim poverty of large numbers of people. Are not poverty and need the greatest polluters?
The greatest of all contraceptives is affluence.
I’ve never turned to anybody for advice and counsel. Even when I was a very small child, I had to stand on my feet because of the circumstances of those times, and somehow, the circumstances have remained more or less the same. I have to take my own decisions.
All the people who fought for freedom were my heroes. I mean, that was the sort of story I liked reading… freedom struggles and so on.
I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.
People with clenched fists can not shake hands.