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Independence Day 2017: 10 quotes by freedom fighters that are relevant even today

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August 15, 2017, marks 71 years of Indian independence. India gained independence from the British Raj on August 15, 1947, making it one of the important days in Indian history. Our freedom fighters fought really hard with immense courage and sacrificed everything. On the occasion here’s a collection of quotes by Indian freedom fighters to share on SMSes, WhatsApp and Facebook with your near and dear ones.

It does not matter who among us will live to see India free. It is enough that India shall be free and that we shall give our all to make her free. – Subhash Chandra Bose


Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise, both will wither and die. – BR Ambedkar



Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember the eternal law: you must give if you want to get. – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose


You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi


Bombs and pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas. – Bhagat Singh


One individual may die; But that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose


We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action. – Sarojini Naidu

Also read: Why do we celebrate Independence Day on August 15?


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


In attaining our ideals, our means should be as pure as the end.” – Dr. Rajendra Prasad


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. – Chandra Shekhar Azad