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Indira Gandhi
November 19, 1917 - October 31, 1984
Nationality: Indian
Category: Statesman
Subcategory: Indian Statesman

Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.


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.


One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money.


The power to question is the basis of all human progress.


You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.


A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.


If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.


There is not love where there is no will.


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.


My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.


All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.


Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.


You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.


People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.


There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.


Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.


My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.


Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.


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