Interesting quotes from Subhas Chandra Bose


Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was an outstanding leader of the Indian independence movement.  Here are Subhas Chandra Bose quotes for students and children.

  • One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
  • Freedom is not given – it is taken.
  • No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions.
  • It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom. Give me blood and I will give you freedom!
  • Nationalism is inspired by the highest ideals of the human race, satyam [the truth], shivam [the God], sundaram [the beautiful].
  • Men, money and materials cannot by themselves bring victory or freedom. We must have the motive-power that will inspire us to brave deeds and heroic exploits.
  • Soldiers who always remain faithful to their nation, who are always prepared to sacrifice their lives, are invincible.
  • The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are.
  • When we stand, the Azad Hind Fauj has to be like a wall of granite; when we march, the Azad Hind Fauj has to be like a steamroller.
  • Remember that the greatest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong.
  • A true soldier needs both military and spiritual training.
  • Life loses half its interest if there is no struggle-if there are no risks to be taken.
  • We cannot sit still because we cannot, or do not , know the Absolute Truth.