India Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old india quotes, india sayings, and india proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

India is a global power and an important partner with whom we are building an intense, broad and enduring relationship. Pierre Pettigrew
In India, it is religion that forms the very core of the national heart. It is the backbone - the bed-rock - the foundation upon which the national edifice has been built. Abhijit Naskar
India is the second biggest defence procurer in the world after the U.S. Baba Kalyani
India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system. Abdul Kalam
If India is not secular, then India is not India at all. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
India has many customs and rituals that may seem bizarre to anyone not used to its distinctive culture. It is a strange combination of being a young nation as well as an ancient country. Hanadi Falki
India is developing as one of the largest [world] markets for electronic equipment. Rajendra Khare
India has the most technically ambitious and innovative nuclear energy program in the world. Siegfried Hecker
India is a proud and sovereign country. We do not take any decisions under pressure from the U.S. or any other power. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
India is not a capitalist nation and should never be a capitalist nation. Anil Agarwal
India has 2,000,000 gods, and worships them all. In religion other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire. Mark Twain
India cannot hide behind the fact that it is a developing country anymore. Every Indian now wants to own products that inspire awe and envy. Shah Rukh Khan
India is a country that shares the values of freedom, democracy, basic human rights and the rule of law with the United States and Japan. Shinzo Abe
India has a long tradition of reinterpreting religious myths. Amish Tripathi
India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial. Mahatma Gandhi
In India we celebrate the commonality of major differences; we are a land of belonging rather than of blood. Shashi Tharoor
India absorbs things; India's not a divisive place. Rahul Gandhi
In India it is believed that all creatures have a purpose. Mel Gibson
India is a democratic country & anyone can become a PM. Narendra Modi
India is a musical country, so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book. Amish Tripathi
India has an enormous amount of AIDS awareness. Sharon Stone
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country. Anita Desai
India is a country in which every great religion finds a home. Annie Besant
India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator. Winston Churchill
India is a land of plenty inhibited by poverty; India has an enthralling, uplifting civilization that sparkles not only in our magnificent art, but also in the enormous creativity and humanity of our daily life in city and village. Pranab Mukherjee
India is a place where colour is doubly bright. Pinks that scald your eyes, blues you could drown in. Kiran Millwood Hargrave
In India even the most mundane inquiries have a habit of ending this way. There may be two answers, there may be five, a dozen or a hundred; the only thing that is certain is that all will be different. Eric Newby
India may be a land of over a 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions. Kailash Satyarthi
India is a regional power. It does not need anything to establish it. Gary Ackerman
Nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Mark Twain
Nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge in something else. E.M. Forster
At the stroke of a midnight hour, while the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. Jawaharlal Nehru
India is not a place that one can pick up and put down again as if nothing had happened. In a way it's not so much a country as an experience, and whether it turns out to be a good or a bad one depends, I suppose on oneself. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
No one can make India kneel. Manmohan Singh
If there is paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this. Amir Khusrau
The brightest Jewel that now remained in his Majesty's crown. Charles James Fox
The whole of India was the home of every Indian who considered himself as one and behaved as such, no matter to what faith he belonged. Mahatma Gandhi
My nationalism is as broad as my swadeshi, I want India's rise so that the whole world may benefit. Mahatma Gandhi
A free India will throw all her weight in favor of the world disarmament and should herself be prepared to give a lead in this. Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom of India will demonstrate to al; the exploited races of the earth that their freedom is very near. Mahatma Gandhi
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
Urbanization in India is a slow but sure death for her villages and villagers. Mahatma Gandhi
India's way is not Europe's. India is not Calcutta and Bombay. India lives in her seven hundred thousand villages. Mahatma Gandhi
An India awakened and free has a message of peace and goodwill to a groaning world. Mahatma Gandhi
Where commoners will be able / To buy bread, butter, and ice creams / That India will surely be / The India of my Dreams. Komal Vasudeya
In India's land one listens aghast / To the people who scream and bawl; / For each caste yells at a lower caste, / And the Britisher yells at them all. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
INDIA is not just the name of our Nation / IT is a holy place where anyone can get salvation / There is no way for frustration / Being INDIAN is a sweet sensation. Ajantha Selvarajan
Time spent in India has an extraordinary effect on one. It acts as a barrier that makes the rest of the world seem unreal. Tahir Shah
Where does one go in a tremendous city like Calcutta to find insider information? I recalled India’s golden rule: do the opposite of what would be normal anywhere else. Tahir Shah
If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India. Max Muller
In India, I found a race of mortals living upon the Earth, but not adhering to it, inhabiting cities, but not being fixed to them, possessing everything, but possessed by nothing. Apollonius Tyanaeus
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
In India, you're taught that there are certain qualities that make you a divine-human being. Deepak Chopra
To me, India’s always represented ‘everything’; it represents ‘all.’ Everything is here. You can stay here forever, and you'll never feel like you've missed out on life. Chris Martin
Everything is recycled in India, even dreams. Shashi Tharoor
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! Mark Twain
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! Romaine Rolland
If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India. Max Muller
India is not, as people keep calling it, an underdeveloped country, but rather, in the context of its history and cultural heritage, a highly developed one in an advanced state of decay. Shashi Tharoor