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Quit India Speech by Mahatma Gandhi

Venue: Gowalia Tank Maidan, Bombay [since renamed August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai] Date: 8th August 1942   Before you discuss the resolution, let me place before you one or two things, I want you to understand two things very clearly and to consider them from the same point of view from which I am placing them before you. I ask you to...

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Freedom is my birthright by Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Venue: 1st anniversary of Home Rule League at Nashik, Maharashtra Date: April 1917 I am young in spirit though old in body. I do not wish to lose this privilege of youth. To deny the growing capacity to my thinking power is to admit that I have no right to speak on this resolution. Whatever I am going to speak...

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Tryst with destiny by Jawahar Lal Nehru

Venue: Parliament of India Date: 14th August 1947 ( midnight) Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes,...

Speech at World Parliament of Religions by Swami Vivekananda 0

Speech at World Parliament of Religions by Swami Vivekananda

Venue: Parliament of Religions, Chicago Date:  September 11, 1893 RESPONSE TO WELCOME Sisters and Brothers of America, It fills my heart with joy unspeakable to rise in response to the warm and cordial welcome which you have given us. I thank you in the name of the most ancient order of monks in the world; I thank you in the...

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The Crisis of Civilization by Rabindranath Tagore

Venue: Shantiniketan Date:  April 1941 Today I complete eighty years of my life .As I look back on the vast stretch of years that lie behind me and see in clear perspective the history of my early development, I am struck by the change that has taken place both in my own attitude and in the psychology of my countrymen...