Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an orator par-excellence, a meaningful politician and Bhishma Pitamah of BJP and wordsmith.
Vajpayee stepped into politics in the early 1940s and served thrice as the Prime Minister of India.
He was honoured by Bharat Ratna in 2014 and his birthday December 25 was declared as good governance day by the Narendra Modi government.
The 93-year-old charismatic personality through his words will continue to inspire and motivate people across the world.
As Atal Ji is known for creating magic with words, check out some of the inspirational quotes by him :
“Maut ki umra kya hai? Do pal bhi nahi, zaindagi silsila, aaj kal ki nahi”
“Mere Prabhu! Mujhe itani unchaai kabhi mat dena, Gairon ko gale na lagaa sakoon, Itani rukhaai kabhi mat dena”
” Kyon na main kshan kshan ko jioon? Kan-kan mein bikhare saundarya ko pioon?”
“Hone, na hone ka kram, Isi tarah chalta rahega, Hum hain, hum rahenge, Yeh bhram bhi sadaa paltaa rahega”
“Haar nahi manunga, raar nahi thanunga”
“You can change friends but not neighbours”
“Truth cannot be hidden for fear that somebody would exploit it”
“For me, power was never an attraction”
“My poet’s heart gives me the strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience”
“Victory and defeat are a part of life, which are to be viewed with equanimity”