10 Sarojini naidu quotes that still resonate today


"We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech, and earnestness in action."

"A country's greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race."

"As long as I have life, as long as blood flows through this arm of mine, I shall not leave the cause of freedom."

"To quench my longing I bent me low / By the streams of the spirits of Peace that flow / In that magical wood in the land of sleep."

"In the battle for liberty, fear is one of the most formidable weapons of the enemy."

"I am not ready to die because it requires infinitely greater courage to live."

"Oh, we want a new breed of men before India can be cleansed of her disease."

"Sense your presence in your absence. Only then can you have a selfless existence."

"Words are the lamps that light the path of truth."

"The new has come and now the old retires: / And so the past becomes a mountain-cell, / Where lone, apart, old hermit-memories dwell."