Quotations From INDIRA GANDHI
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There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), Indian politician, prime minister. Quoted by Oriana Fallaci in "Indira's Coup," New York Review of Books (September 18, 1975).
My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not.Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), Indian politician, prime minister. quoted in Oriana Fallaci, "Indira's Coup," New York Review of Books (Sept. 18, 1975). Of her father Pandit 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 (1917-1984), Indian prime minster. speech, Oct. 30, 1984, in Delhi on the eve of her assassination by Sikh militants.
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), Indian politician, prime minister. Quoted in People (New York, June 30, 1975).
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