TOP 26 Most Inspiring Indira Gandhi Quotes

Indian Statesman

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the fourth Prime Minister of India, the first woman Prime Minister of India and central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Gandhi, who served from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, is the second-longest-serving Prime Minister of India and the only woman to hold the office.

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The power to question is the basis of all human progress. Indira Gandhi If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. Indira Gandhi You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. Indira Gandhi 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. Indira Gandhi Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning. Indira Gandhi There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. Indira Gandhi Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. Indira Gandhi 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 There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. Indira Gandhi All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake. Indira Gandhi A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others. Indira Gandhi 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. Indira Gandhi My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not. Indira Gandhi One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money. Indira Gandhi People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights. Indira Gandhi There is not love where there is no will. Indira Gandhi