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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Death Anniversary: 10 memorable quotes by India’s most-loved politician

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 August 2019, 09:19 AM
10 memorable quotes by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. (Image Credit: IANS)
10 memorable quotes by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. (Image Credit: IANS)

Today, India is observing the first death anniversary of the former Prime Minister and Iconic leader, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It was on August 16, 2018, the BJP Stalwart left the world. Needless to say, he was one of the most admired, respected and loved politicians of India. Importantly, Vajpayee framed key policies and took some bold decisions while serving as the Prime Minister of India, which eventually helped India to move forward on the economic, political and social scales.

Let’s remember the great man with these 10 inspirational quotes said by the man himself:  

1. Mere Prabhu! Mujhe Itni Oonchai Kabhi Mat Dena, Gairon Ko Gale Na Laga Sakoon, Itni Rukhai Mat Dena

2. Maut ki Umr kya hai? Do pal bhi nahi, zindagi silsila, aaj kal ki nahi

3. Haar Nahi Manunga, Raar Nahi Thanunga

4. For me, Power was never an attraction         

5. Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours

6. If India is not secular, then India is not India at all

7. You can change friends but not neighbours

8. We are unnecessarily wasting our precious resources in wars... if we must wage war, we have to do it on unemployment, disease, poverty, and backwardness

9. Truth cannot be hidden for fear that somebody would exploit it

10. Victory and defeat are a part of life, which are to be viewed with equanimity

First Published: Friday, August 16, 2019 08:44 AM
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