• 1 Mahatma Gandhi

    "Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well."

    “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

    “In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.”
  • 2 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."

    “My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.”

    “You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.”
  • 3 Dandi March

    Gandhi along with 78 male satyagrahis set on foot on march 12 1930 to the coastal village of dandi which was some 240 miles away from Sabarmati. The journey last for 23 days. On April 6, 1930 Gandhi picked a lump of mud and salt.

    On reaching the seashore he said, “God be thanked for what may be termed the happy ending of the first stage in this, for me at least, the final struggle of freedom. I cannot withhold my compliments from the government for the policy of complete non interference adopted by them throughout the march ....”
  • 4 Dignity of history

    "I have read somewhere or other, in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I think, that history is philosophy teaching by examples."

    "Happy the People whose Annals are blank in History-Books."

    "Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

    "All history . . . is an inarticulate Bible."
  • 5 Jawaharlal Nehru

    “Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.”

    “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

    “Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.”

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