101+ Best Lal Bahadur Shastri Quotes and Sayings

Are you looking for Lal Bahadur Shastri quotes? Here is the right place to get the best collections of Lal Bahadur Shastri quotes and sayings. Share these inspiration quotations with your friends and family.

Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian politician and statesman who served as the 2nd Prime Minister of India from 1964 to 1966 and the 6th Home Minister of India from 1961 to 1963.

Discipline and united action are the real sources of strength for the nation.

We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.

The preservation of freedom is not the task of soldiers alone. The whole nation has to be strong.

India will have to hang down her head in shame if even one person is left who is said in any way to be untouchable.

I am not as simple as I look.

I had always been feeling uncomfortable in my mind about giving advice to others and not acting upon it myself.

The basic idea of governance, as I see it, is to hold the society together so that it can develop and march towards certain goals.

True democracy or the swaraj of the masses can never come through untruthful and violent means.

We believe in peace in the settlement of all disputes through peaceful means, in the abolition of war, and, more particularly, nuclear war.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Quotes

We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in the war.

We have now to fight for peace with the same courage and determination as we fought against aggression.

We all have to work in our respective spheres with the same dedication, the same zeal, and the same determination which inspired and motivated the warrior on the battle front. And this has to be shown not by mere words, but by actual deeds.

We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in the war.

It is most regrettable that nuclear energy is being harnessed for making nuclear weapons.

We believe in freedom, freedom for the people of each country to follow their destiny without external interference.

That loyalty to the country comes ahead of all other loyalties. And this is absolute loyalty since one cannot weigh it in terms of what one receives.

Success in science and scientific work comes not through the provision of unlimited or big resources but in the wise and careful selection of problems and objectives. Above all, what is required is hard sustained work and dedication.

We can win respect in the world only if we are strong internally and can banish poverty and unemployment from our country.

There comes a time in the life of every nation when it stands at the crossroads of history and must choose which way to go.

Our way is straight and clear – the building up of a socialist democracy at home, with freedom and prosperity for all, and the maintenance of world peace and friendship with all nations abroad.

The rule of law should be respected so that the basic structure of our democracy is maintained and further strengthened.

Those who govern must see how the people react to administration. Ultimately, the people are the final arbiters.

Our country has often stood like a solid rock in the face of common danger, and there is a deep underlying unity that runs like a golden thread through all our seeming diversity.

No doubt we have to have bigger projects, bigger industries, and basic industries, but it is a matter of the highest importance that we look to the common man, the weakest element in society.

The economic issues are most vital for us and it is of the highest importance that we should fight our biggest enemies – Poverty, and unemployment.

If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.

The unique thing about our country is that we have Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, and people of all other religions. We have temples and mosques, gurdwaras and churches. But we do not bring all this into politics… This is the difference between India and Pakistan.

There comes a time in the life of every nation when it stands at the crossroads of history and must choose which way to go. But for us, there need be no difficulty or hesitation, no looking to right or left. Our way is straight and clear—the building up of a socialist democracy at home with freedom and prosperity for all, and the maintenance of world peace and friendship with all nations.

The preservation of freedom is not the task of soldiers alone. The whole nation has to be strong.

We believe in the dignity of man as an individual, whatever his race, colour, or creed, and his right to a better, fuller, and richer life.

Among the major tasks before us, none is of greater importance for our strength and stability than the task of building up the unity and solidarity of our people.

My patriotism is subservient to my religion. I cling to India like a child to its mother’s breast, because I feel that she gives me the spiritual nourishment I need. She has the environment that responds to my highest aspiration.

Our country has often stood like a solid rock in the face of common danger, and there is a deep underlying unity that runs like a golden thread through all our seeming diversity.

We want freedom for our country, but not at the expense or exploitation of others, not us to degrade other countries…I want the freedom of my country so that other countries may learn something from my free country so that the resources of my country might be utilized for the benefit of mankind.

Sampling out corruption is a very tough job, but I say so in all seriousness that we would be failing in our duty if we do not tackle this problem seriously and with determination.

It is most regrettable that nuclear energy is being harnessed for making nuclear weapons.

I tremble when I am reminded of the fact that I have to be in charge of this country and Parliament, which had been led by no less a person than Jawaharlal Nehru.

Thanks for visiting us, Share on Whatsapp status, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms. Keep smile be happy.