Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s most Inspirational Quotes


Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee

Here are the best inspirational quotes from former President of India Pranab Mukherjee. A scholar par excellence, visionary, inspiring , a great leader and a ‘trusted man’ He was one of the Ratnas of the country. A man of great honour and perspicacious nature. He will always be remembered as one of the greatest leaders of modern India.

“There is no humiliation more abusive than hunger.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“No problems are ever resolved by violence. It only aggravates the pain and the hurt on every side.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“I have seen vast, perhaps unbelievable changes during the journey that has brought me from the flicker from a lamp in a small Bengal village to the chandeliers of Delhi.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“Our federal Constitution embodies the idea of modern India: it defines not only but also modernity.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“India is content with itselt and driven by the will to sit on the high table of prosperity. It will not be reflected in its mission by noxious practitioners of terror.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“As Indians, we must, of course, learn from the past; but we must remain focused on the future. In my views, education is the true alchemy that can bring India its next golden age“.- Pranab Mukherjee

“The fact remains that secularism is inherent in the Indian system, in the Indian ethos and culture. India cannot but be secular.”- Pranab Mukherjee

“Trickle-down theories do not address the legitimate aspirations of the poor. We must lift those at the bottom so that poverty is erased from the dictionary of modern India.”

“We are all across, party and region, partners at the altar of our motherland.”

“For our development to be real, the poorest of our land must feel that they are the part of the narrative of rising India.”

“The best thermometer to the progress of a nation is its treatment of its women.”

“Our constitution represents the hopes and aspirations of a billion-plus people of India.”

“The trust placed by the people in its political system and those elected should not be betrayed.”

Hatred and intolerance will only lead to dilution of our national identity.”

“We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.”