India Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old india quotes, india sayings, and india proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


India is a global power and an important partner with whom we are building an intense, broad and enduring relationship.     

Pierre Pettigrew

In India, it is religion that forms the very core of the national heart. It is the backbone - the bed-rock - the foundation upon which the national edifice has been built.

Abhijit Naskar

India is the second biggest defence procurer in the world after the U.S.

Baba Kalyani

India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.

Abdul Kalam

If India is not secular, then India is not India at all.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

India has many customs and rituals that may seem bizarre to anyone not used to its distinctive culture. It is a strange combination of being a young nation as well as an ancient country.

Hanadi Falki

India is developing as one of the largest [world] markets for electronic equipment.     

Rajendra Khare

India has the most technically ambitious and innovative nuclear energy program in the world.     

Siegfried Hecker

India is a proud and sovereign country. We do not take any decisions under pressure from the U.S. or any other power.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

India is not a capitalist nation and should never be a capitalist nation.

Anil Agarwal

India has 2,000,000 gods, and worships them all. In religion other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.     

Mark Twain

India cannot hide behind the fact that it is a developing country anymore. Every Indian now wants to own products that inspire awe and envy.     

Shah Rukh Khan

India is a country that shares the values of freedom, democracy, basic human rights and the rule of law with the United States and Japan.

Shinzo Abe

India has a long tradition of reinterpreting religious myths.     

Amish Tripathi

India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial.     

Mahatma Gandhi

In India we celebrate the commonality of major differences; we are a land of belonging rather than of blood.     

Shashi Tharoor

India absorbs things; India's not a divisive place.

Rahul Gandhi

In India it is believed that all creatures have a purpose.

Mel Gibson

India is a democratic country & anyone can become a PM.     

Narendra Modi

India is a musical country, so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book.     

Amish Tripathi

India has an enormous amount of AIDS awareness.     

Sharon Stone

India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.

Anita Desai

India is a country in which every great religion finds a home.

Annie Besant

India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.

Winston Churchill

India is a land of plenty inhibited by poverty; India has an enthralling, uplifting civilization that sparkles not only in our magnificent art, but also in the enormous creativity and humanity of our daily life in city and village.

Pranab Mukherjee

India is a place where colour is doubly bright. Pinks that scald your eyes, blues you could drown in.     

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

In India even the most mundane inquiries have a habit of ending this way. There may be two answers, there may be five, a dozen or a hundred; the only thing that is certain is that all will be different.     

Eric Newby

India may be a land of over a 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions.     

Kailash Satyarthi

India is a regional power. It does not need anything to establish it.     

Gary Ackerman