Top 15 motivational & inspirational quotes by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

He is one of the most dynamic and famous leaders in the history of the Indian struggle for independence. He was a charismatic leader, influencer of the youth and also earned the name “Netaji”.

Freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack, Orissa. He is one of the most dynamic and famous leaders in the history of the Indian struggle for independence. He was a charismatic leader, influencer of the youth and also earned the name “Netaji”.

Originally associated with the Indian National Congress, he was expelled from the party due to his political differences.

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Netaji’s motto “Jai Hind” became the national motto of India. He also uttered the slogan “Dilli Chalo” while speaking in front of the Singapore City Hall as Supreme Commander in front of the Army.

In 1943 he led the Indian National Army, or Azad Hind Fauj, to liberate India from British rule. Netaji’s nationalist ideas inspired millions of people to fight for the freedom of India. On August 18, 1945, he reportedly died in a Taiwanese hospital as a result of a plane crash.

Here are some inspirational and powerful quotes by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose:

1) “Freedom is not given. It is taken.”

2) “It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom. Give me blood, and I will give you freedom.”

3) “We should have but one desire today. The desire to die so that India might live.”

4) “No real change in history has been achieved by discussions.”

5) “Life loses half its interest if there is no struggle – if there are no risks taken.”

6) “Men, money, and materials cannot by themselves bring victory or freedom. We must have the motive-power that will inspire us to do brave deeds and heroic exploits.”

7) “It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood.”

8) “One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.”

9) “Never lose your faith in the destiny of India. There is no power on Earth which can keep India in bondage. India will be free, and that too, soon.”

10) “It does not matter who among us will live to see India free. It is enough that India shall be free and that we shall give our all to make her free.”

11) “The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are.”

12) “India is calling. Blood is calling to blood. Get up, we have no time to lose.”

13) “A true soldier needs both military and spiritual training.”

14) “Soldiers who always remain faithful to their nation, who are always prepared to sacrifice their lives, are invincible.”

15) “We cannot sit still because we cannot, or do not, know the absolute truth.”