New Delhi, Nov 19: As today is country’s first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s 100th birth anniversary, tributes poured in on social media, leaders paid their homage to the Iron woman of India.
Gandhi was born in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad on this day hundred years back. She was the second longest-serving prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru.
The messianic leader followed footprints of her father and her fearlessness brought out the best in her which made her the enigmatic powerhouse.
Here are some quotes by Iron woman of India that will teach you about life, politics and everything.
The power to question is the basis of all human progress.
A nation’ s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
Winning or losing of the election is less important than strengthening the country.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
There is not love , where there is no will.
Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
I do not like carving the world, we are one world.