Bhagat Singh Quotes (5 quotes)
“If the deaf are to hear, the sound has to be very loud. When we dropped the bomb, it was not our intention to kill anybody. We have bombed the British Government. The British must quit India and make her free.”
As quoted in Awakening Indians to India (2008), p. 82
“By Revolution, we mean the ultimate establishment of an order of society which may not be threatened by such breakdown, and in which the sovereignty of the proletariat should be recognized and a world federation should redeem humanity from the bondage of capitalism and misery of imperial wars.”
As quoted in Bhagat Singh and His Ideology (1981) by Shiri Ram Bakshi
“Every tiny molecule of Ash is in motion with my heat
I am such a Lunatic that I am free even in Jail.”
Jail Note Book of Shahid Bhagat Singh (1929)
“I know not where His islands lift
Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
Beyond His love and care.”
―John Greenleaf Whittier
The eternal Goodness, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority, they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize over their teachers.”
Probably apocryphal. May have been originated from the comedy The Clouds by Aristophanes
“If I had a prayer, it would be this: God spare me from the desire for love, approval, and appreciation. Amen.”
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBhagat Singh
Born: September 28, 1907
Died: March 23, 1931 (aged 23)
Bio: Bhagat Singh was an Indian nationalist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the word Shaheed meaning martyr in a number of Indian languages.