Republic Day in India is celebrated on 26 January annually since, 26 january 1950, when the Constitution of India came into force came into force. Independence Day is observed on 15 August annually in India. It is a National Holiday celebrating the nation’s independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947.
Following are the patriotic Indian republic day quotes, wishes, independence day quotes, SMS and wishes with images. It also includes quotes from famous foreigner people like Albert Einstein and Mark Twain in praise of India.
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Indian Republic Day Quotes – Independence Day Quotes – Indian Patriotic Quotes & wishes
“At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she [India] has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength.” » Jawaharlal Nehru
“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” » Mahatma Gandhi
“This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it.” » Elmer Davis
“When I read the Bhagavad-Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous.” » Albert Einstein
“In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us.” » Ralph Waldo Emerson
“A man’s feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.” » George Santayana
“In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.” » Robert Green Ingersoll
“Let new India arise out of peasants’ cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper.” » Swami Vivekananda
“It is impossible not to be astonished by India. Nowhere on Earth does humanity present itself in such a dizzying, creative burst of cultures and religions, races and tongues. Enriched by successive waves of migration and marauders from distant lands, every one of them left an indelible imprint which was absorbed into the Indian way of life. Every aspect of the country presents itself on a massive, exaggerated scale, worthy in comparison only to the superlative mountains that overshadow it. It is this variety which provides a breathtaking ensemble for experiences that is uniquely Indian. Perhaps the only thing more difficult than to be indifferent to India would be to describe or understand India completely. There are perhaps very few nations in the world with the enormous variety that India has to offer. Modern day India represents the largest democracy in the world with a seamless picture of unity in diversity unparalleled anywhere else.” » A Rough Guide to India
“A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.” » Niccolo Machiavelli
“The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.” » Franklin Pierce Adams
“On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!” – Alexander Henry
“I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor.” » Grover Cleveland
“This is indeed India! The land of dreams and romance, of fabulous wealth and fabulous poverty, of splendour and rags, of palaces and hovels, of famine and pestilence, of genii and giants and Aladdin lamps, of tigers and elephants, the cobra and the jungle, the country of hundred nations and a hundred tongues, of a thousand religions and two million gods, cradle of the human race, birthplace of human speech, mother of history, grandmother of legend, great-grandmother of traditions, whose yesterday’s bear date with the modering antiquities for the rest of nations-the one sole country under the sun that is endowed with an imperishable interest for alien prince and alien peasant, for lettered and ignorant, wise and fool, rich and poor, bond and free, the one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for the shows of all the rest of the world combined.” » Mark Twain
“You must be the change you want to see in the World.” » Mahatma Gandhi
“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” » George Bernard Shaw
“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!” » Mark Twain
“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered over the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions of some of them which well deserve the attention even of those who have studied Plato and Kant, I should point to India. And if I were to ask myself from what literature we who have been nurtured almost exclusively on the thoughts of Greeks and Romans, and of the Semitic race, the Jewish, may draw the corrective which is most wanted in order to make our inner life more perfect, more comprehensive, more universal, in fact more truly human a life… again I should point to India.” » Max Müller
“We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?” » Jawaharlal Nehru
“If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.” » Romain Rolland
“So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.” » Mark Twain
“India – The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas.” » Wheeler Wilcox
“I think patriotism is like charity — it begins at home.” » Henry James
“Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good.” » Chandra Bhushan
“A politician will do anything to keep his job — even become a patriot.” » William Randolph Hearst
“India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfil her dreams.” » Atal Behari Vajpayee
“I feel that the constitution is workable, it is flexible and it is strong enough to hold the country together both in peacetime and in wartime. Indeed, if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man was vile.” » B. R. Ambedkar
“Conservatives understand that the power that binds our republic together is fierce independence held high on the shoulders of compassion.” » Allen West
“Let us together commence a journey of peace, harmony and progress in South Asia.” » Atal Behari Vajpayee
“There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. When I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land, by its lush beauty and exotic architecture, by its ability to overload the senses with the pure, concentrated intensity of its colors, smells, tastes, and sounds… I had been seeing the world in black & white and, when brought face-to-face with India, experienced everything re-rendered in brilliant technicolor.” » Keith Bellows
“Whenever I have read any part of the Vedas, I have felt that some unearthly and unknown light illuminated me. In the great teaching of the Vedas, there is no touch of sectarianism. It is of all ages, climbs, and nationalities and is the royal road for the attainment of the Great Knowledge. When I read it, I feel that I am under the spangled heavens of a summer night.” » Henry David Thoreau
“How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master’s bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done.” » Mahatma Gandhi
“But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them.” » Jean-Pierre Raffarin
“Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.” » Alexis de Tocqueville
“Citizenship consists in the service of the country.” » Jawaharlal Nehru
“Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” » Jawaharlal Nehru
“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
“She (India) has left indelible imprints on one fourth of the human race in the course of a long succession of centuries. She has the right to reclaim … her place amongst the great nations summarizing and symbolizing the spirit of humanity. From Persia to the Chinese sea, from the icy regions of Siberia to Islands of Java and Borneo, India has propagated her beliefs, her tales, and her civilization!” » Sylvia Levi
“India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.” » Mark Twain
“India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border!” ” » Hu Shih
“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made!” » Albert Einstein
“Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments – a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.” » William Jennings Bryan
“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” » Adlai Stevenson
“Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.” » Frank Lloyd Wright
“Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.” » Walter Scott
“It will no longer remain to be doubted that the priests of Egypt and the sages of Greece have drawn directly from the original well of India, that it is to the banks of the Ganges and the Indus that our hearts feel drawn as by some hidden urge.” » Friedrich Mejer, English statesman
“Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age.” » B. R Ambedkar
“This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic.” » James Bovard
“I believe that the civilization India evolved is not to be beaten in the world. Nothing can equal the seeds sown by our ancestors, Rome went, Greece shared the same fate; the might of the Pharaohs was broken; Japan has become Westernized; of China nothing can be said; but India is still, somehow or other, sound at the foundation.” » Mahatma Gandhi
“A republic – if you can keep it – is about limitation, and for good reason, because we are mortal and our actions are imperfect.” » Mike Pence
“Thousands laid down their lives so that our country breath this day — never forget their sacrifice!”
“ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” » John F. Kennedy
“The Republic is open and tolerant but also knows how and when to be firm and make its values respected.” » Jean-Pierre Raffarin
“For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls.” » Rajiv Gandhi
“India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe’s languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all”.” » Will Durant
“We are Indians, firstly and lastly.” » B. R. Ambedkar
“A thoughtful mind, when it sees a Nation’s flag, sees not the flag only, but the Nation itself; and whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the Government, the principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the Nation that sets it forth.” » Henry Ward Beecher
Where The Mind Is Without Fear And The Head Is Held High; Where Knowledge Is Free; Where The World Has Not Been Broken Up Into Fragments By Domestic Walls; Where Words Come Out From The Depth Of Truth; Where Tireless Striving Stretches Its Arms Towards 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 Into Ever-Widening Thought And Action– Into That Heaven Of Freedom, My Father, Let My Country Awake.” » Rabindranath Tagore
Indian Republic Day Wishes
Independence Day Wishes, SMS and Greetings
Following are the patriotic wishes, SMS and greetings for the republic day and independence day with images:
Saluting India! Where Each Bud Blooms In Its True Colours, Where Each Day Is Celebration Of Unity, Harmony And Synthesis. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
Republic Day – Independence Day Is The Time To Recall The Famous Vande Mataram, The Chant That Gave Us The Freedom. May The Indian Spirit Prosper Forever. To Remember Is To Cherish.
When They Resisted The Booming And Shelling Of The Colonial Guns, Our Founder Fathers Wanted Nothing Bur Sovereignty For This Nation. Let Us Always Defend This Gift From Our Predecessors. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
Reunite On This Republic / Independence Day To Celebrate The Victory Of Our Freedom Fighters And Rejoice In The Sacrifices That Made It Possible On This Republic / Independence Day
As We Match Out, In The Spirit Of Brotherhood And Nationhood, Let Us Not Forget To Defend, The Colors Of Our Flag With All We Have. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
Recalling And Rejoicing In The Victory Of Our Freedom Fighters On This Republic / Independence Day
Today Is The Day When Everyone Young Or Old, Tall Or Short, Light Skin Or Dark Must Come Together, To Show The Whole World, That This Nation Is The Best Nation, Under The Sun. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
The Difference Between What We Do And What We Are Capable Of Doing Would Suffice To Solve Most Of The World’S Problems! Happy Republic Day.
Independence Is Always A Wonderful Gift From God. May This Wonderful Nation Remain Independence Forever! Happy Republic / Independence Day To You!
May The Brightest Star In Its Course Visit No Land Freer, Happier, Lovelier, Than This Our Own Land. Best Wishes To You On This Republic / Independence Day!
Best Wishes To All Vande Mataram!
Let Us Celebrate & Enjoy The Freedom To Live Independently In Our Country Cheerfully, Helpfully, Hopefully, Peacefully By Remembering Our National Heroes Who Gave Us Freedom After Suffering Years Of Pain & Humiliation.
India Is The Cradle Of The Human Race, The Birthplace Of Human Speech, The Mother Of History, The Grandmother Of Legend, And The Great Grandmother Of Tradition. Our Most Valuable And Most Artistic Materials In The History Of Man Are Treasured Up In India Only!”.Happy Republic Day.
Waking Up Every Day In A Peaceful Nation Is Not As Easy As It May Seem To Be. We All Need To Be Proud Of The Peaceful Atmosphere In Our Nation. Happy Republic Nation!
Today, Let Us Remember The Golden Heritage Of Our Country And Feel Proud To Be A Part Of India.
Let’S Sing With Me Without Fear Our National Anthem And Salute To Our Great Nation.
Freedom In Mind, Faith In Words. Pride In Our Hearts And Memories In Our Souls. Let’S Salute The Nation On Republic / Independence Day.
Rejoice In The Glory Of India And Its Freedom Fighters On This Republic / Independence Day We Wish You All A Happy Republic Day Vande Mataram!
We Might Not Be The Richest Nation In The World, We Might Be Deprived Of The Finances And The Luxuries Of This World, But My Brothers And Sister, Let Us Maintain Our Peaceful Coexistence, And Above All Love For Our Nation. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
May The Brightest Star In Its Course Visit No Land More Free, Happier, More Lovely, Than This Our Own Land. My Best Wishes To You On This Republic / Independence Day!
Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. May Our Dream Of A New Tomorrow Come True For Us. Jai Hind
May You Have Enough Happiness To Make You Sweet, Enough Trials To Make You Strong, Enough Sorrow To Keep You Human And Enough Hope To Bring Joy To Our Nation. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
The Far We Have As A Nation, The Endless Problems, And The Struggle For Justice, Freedom And Equal Rights For Every Patriot Calls For Love, Peace And Unity Among The Citizens Of This Nation. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
To Remember Is To Cherish Let Us Remember And Chant Vande Mataram! All May There Be Peace And Prosperity And May We Rejoice In The Blessings That Our Country Has Given Us Happy Best Republic Day Wishes To All!
Let Us Pray For The Prosperity And Unity Of Our Country On This Republic / Independence Day As We Remember Those Who Fought To Give Us The Freedom. Vande Mataram!
Let Us Unite In The Chant Vande Mataram And Let The Glory Of Our Land And The Spirit Of India Live Forever
Let Every Teacher Teach The Student How To Love This Nation, Let Every Parent Instill In His Or Her Sons And Daughters The Beauty Of Our Nation. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
We Salute The Brave Souls Of India Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu And Rabindranath Tagore On This Republic / Independence Day!
We Send You Our Warmest Republic Day Wishes As We Hail The Glory Of This Land With The Salutation Of Vande Mataram. Best Wishes!
The Almighty In The Most High Grants Liberty Only To Those Who Love It, And Are Always Ready To Defend It. Happy REPUBLIC Day / Happy INDEPENDENCE Day
Let Us Hail The Glory Of This Wonderful Country India And Its Freedom Fighters Who Made It All A Victory For Us Vande Mataram!