Celebrating Independence Day 2022: Having been under British rule for almost two centuries, India achieved its independence on August 15, 1947. The path to freedom for our nation was marked by numerous sacrifices, with countless lives lost and many individuals enduring both mental and physical torment at the hands of the British. Additionally, numerous individuals suffered lengthy imprisonments, enduring decades in jail as part of this arduous journey.
Having been a British colony for close to two centuries, India achieved its independence on August 15, 1947. The journey to freedom for our nation involved the sacrifice of many lives. Amidst this lengthy and challenging struggle, numerous individuals lost their lives, endured mental and physical torture at the hands of the British, and even spent decades incarcerated.
Millions of people’s blood and sweat are intertwined with the independence of this nation.
On the 76th anniversary of the nation’s Independence Day, let’s review some famous patriotic sayings and messages from Indian freedom fighters.
- “Freedom of mind is real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in chains, is a slave, not a free man. One whose mind is not free, though he may not be in prison, is a prisoner and not a free man.One whose mind is not free though alive, is no better than dead. Freedom of mind is the proof of one’s existence.” –B.R. Ambedkar
- “Dushman ki goliyon ka hum samna karenge, Azad hee rahein hain, Azad hee rahenge.” — Chandra Shekhar Azad
- “Sarfaroshi ki tamanna ab hamare dil me hai, dekhna hai zor kitna baazu-e-qaatil me hai.” — Ramprasad Bismil
- “One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.”–Subhas Chandra Bose
- “There is no dream, and if there is, there is only one to see my children struggling for the same and for which I am expected to be finished.” –Ashfaqulla Khan
- “Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott.” — Bal Gangadhar Tilak
- “We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.” –Sarojini Naidu
- Don’t see others doing better than you, beatyour own records everyday, because success is a fight between you and yourself.” —Chandra Shekhar Azad
- “So long as you don’t not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.” — B.R. Ambedkar
- “Citizenship consists in the service of the country.” –Jawaharlal Nehru
- “Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, where knowledge is free. where the world has not broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls. Where words come out from the depth of truth where tireless striving stretches its arms toward perfection. Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit. Where the mind is led forward by thee.”- Rabindranath Tagore
- “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially.
- At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
- “Tum mujhe khoon do, mai tumhe azaadi” -Subhas Chandra Bose
- “Bombs and pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting-stone of ideas.” –Bhagat Singh
- “A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”-Mahatma Gandhi
- “Be the change that you want to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi.
- “Who lives if India dies?” – Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.
- “They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas” Bhagat Singh.
- Faith is of no evil in absence of strength –Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
- “No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions” – Subhas Chandra Bose.
- “We want deeper sincerity of motive, greater courage in speech and earnestness in action”-Naidu
- “They cannot make history who forget history” – Dr BR Ambedkar.
- “Aisi jawaani kisi kaam ki nahi jo apni matrbhoomi ke kaam na aa sake”. – Chandra Shekhar Azad
- “We have believed, and we do believe now that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible.” – Indira Gandhi
- “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus