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PM's Quotes
Youth
“Have you ever thought about our soldiers- a soldier who is so dear to his mother, the treasured son of Mother India, the brave son of the soil is hit by a bullet probably funded by the money spent on purchasing drugs ”
(December, 2014)
“ I know and firmly believe that you too love your motherland and have tremendous respect for our soldiers. Then how can you support a habit which funds drug mafia and the terrorists”
(December, 2014)
“I remember the words of Vivekananda. These words are very apt for all the young people. Just keep repeating this thought over and over again. 'Take a thought, make it your life. Ponder on it and dream about it. Make it an integral part of your dreams. Make it a part of your mind, brain, veins and each and every part of your body and forget everything else' ”
(December, 2014)
“If you want to avoid drugs and save your children from this menace then foster ambition in them, give them dreams to pursue and make them individuals with a desire to achieve something in life ”
(December, 2014)
“The drug menace brings about the Three D’s. These Three D’s are not the ones related to entertainment but I am talking about the Three D’s related to the three vices. First D is Darkness, the second D is Destruction and the third D is Devastation ”
(December, 2014)
“We perceive that the victims are bad but the fact is that the drugs are bad. The youth are not wrong; it is this addiction which is wrong. Let us not blame and wrong our kids ”
(December, 2014)
“Let us get rid of this habit of addiction and not victimize our kids. Blaming the kids would push them further into addiction. This is in fact a psycho-socio-medical issue and let us treat it as such a problem ”
(December, 2014)
“Some take it under peer pressure because it looks “cool”, some consider it as a style statement. So sometimes the youth inadvertently fall into this serious trap, due to the wrong mental perception. Addiction is neither cool nor a style statement. In reality, it is a precursor to destruction ”
(December, 2014)
“Many a times youth express their desire to see the Taj, Singapore or Dubai. But I would urge all the nature lovers, all who want to experience the divinity in nature, to take a tour of the North East ”
(December, 2014)
“There are many points in life where competition is necessary but for self-development competition with others might not be a good motivator but competing with oneself each day should be the primary motivation ”
(February, 2015)
“Please also remember that your future will depend on the path which you choose. ”
(May, 2015)
“You will be shocked to hear about the fact that, as compared to the number of museums built around the world, the number of museums in India is very few. It is very difficult to find the right staff members for these museums as it is not a conventionally popular field ”
(May, 2015)
“We are surrounded by a vast variety of fields and opportunities on this planet. We all must try with strong determination. Your strengths, your capabilities, your dreams – all should be aligned to the dreams of our nation. This is your only chance to choose your right path ”
(May, 2015)
“Those who consider failure as an opportunity, always head towards the foundation of success. Those who give up in life, due to failure, can never reach the heights of success. We can learn a lot from our failures ”
(May, 2015)
“India’s future lies on the shoulders of Young generation. Boys and girls will have to work shoulder to shoulder ”
(February, 2015)
Culture
“Our country is a many splendoured land. The belief that Service to humanity is service to God, is innate to us ”
(26 March, 2017)
Farmers
“A poor farmer who leads his life through slogging in the fields has no other source of living or income. I am with you in this difficult time of your life ”
(March, 2015)
“I desire your love and blessings at all times. You are the elders of the nation, you can never think wrong for others rather you will suffer loses for other’s benefit. This has been your tradition. And these farmers do not suffer, should have to be the prime focus of my government ”
(March, 2015)
Demonetisation
“There comes a time in the history of a country’s development when a need is felt for a strong and decisive step”
(8 November, 2016)
“We began our battle against corruption by setting up an SIT headed by a retired Supreme Court judge, immediately upon taking office”
(8 November, 2016)
“ In the last two and a half years, we have brought into the open nearly 1 lakh 25 thousand crore rupees of black money belonging to the corrupt”
(8 November, 2016)
“Honest citizens want this fight against corruption, black money, benami property, terrorism and counterfeiting to continue”
(8 November, 2016)
“The misuse of cash has led to artificial increase in the cost of goods and services like houses, land, higher education, health care and so on”
(8 November, 2016)
“To break the grip of corruption and black money, we have decided that the five hundred rupee and thousand rupee currency notes presently in use will no longer be legal tender from midnight tonight, that is 8th November 2016”
(8 November, 2016)
“The five hundred and thousand rupee notes hoarded by anti-national and anti-social elements will become just worthless pieces of paper. The rights and the interests of honest, hard-working people will be fully protected”
(8 November, 2016)
“This step will strengthen the hands of the common man in the fight against corruption, black money and fake currency”
(8 November, 2016)
“Corruption and black money must be completely destroyed and if this requires even more tough steps to be taken, those must be taken”
(25 December, 2016)
“ I thank the people of this country and salute them for participating in this Mahayagya against black money and corruption with utmost zeal”
(25 December, 2016)
“This is just the beginning. We have to win this battle and the question of feeling exhausted or stopping simply does not arise”
(25 December, 2016)
Soldiers
“When the nation was celebrating Diwali I was at Siachin. It is because of them that we were able to celebrate Diwali, so I wanted to be with them. I experienced the difficulties in which they spent their time there. I salute all my Jawans ”
(November, 2014)
“My dear countrymen, we have full faith in our armed forces. They will foil with their valour every such conspiracy, and they are the ones to reach the pinnacle of bravery so that we, their 1.25 billion fellow countrymen, can live peacefully and be happy. We are proud of our army ”
(September, 2016)
“The intensity with which the farmers are connected with their land, our soldiers too are connected with the land in the same degree ”
(July, 2015)
Science and Technology
“Science and Technology is a type of DNA for development. The youth of our country should dream about becoming a scientist and imbibe interests in the field of research and innovation ”
(July, 2015)
“I had the opportunity to interact for hours with the distinguished scientists of the country. I had the opportunity to hear them and I was very happy to know that India is doing commendable research in the field of science. Our scientists are doing some excellent work ”
(August, 2015)
India in Peacekeeping
“We can say to the world that our country thinks in the direction of peace, happiness and welfare of the world. The country keeps doing something in this direction and if needed put its life at stake ”
(April, 2015)
“India finds itself in the first row among the highest contributors in the peacekeeping force of the United Nation. That is the matter of pride for us ”
(April, 2015)
Women
“Not many people would be aware that in our Coast Guard, not just men, but women too are discharging their duties and responsibilities shoulder to shoulder, and most successfully”
(January, 2017)
“Be it the field of sports or space science, the women of our country lag behind none. They are moving ahead shoulder to shoulder and are bringing glory to the nation with their commendable achievements”
(February, 2017)
“The whole world celebrates 8th March as Women’s Day. In India also more importance needs to be given to our daughters along with increased awareness and sensitivity towards them”
(February, 2017)
“Beti Bachao - Beti Padhao’ movement is moving forward with rapid strides. This is no longer just a government programme. It has now become a campaign of societal empathy and public education”
(February, 2017)
Dalits
“Babasaheb Ambedkar used to say ‘Stay Educated’ throughout life. Even today, education has not reached many dalits, exploited, and deprived ones in the society, especially girls ”
(April, 2015)
“We must also pledge on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar. There must not be any son or daughter of the poor remaining illiterate in our villages, cities and locality. Government must do its duty ”
(April, 2015)
New India
“it is true that if 125 crore countrymen resolve, and decide to walk step by step on a path to realise that resolve, the dream of ‘New India’ can be fulfilled in our lifetime”
(26 March, 2017)
“In essence, every citizen must discharge his civic duties and responsibilities. This in itself would be a good beginning to the New India”
(26 March, 2017)
“As India gets ready to celebrate 75 years of Independence in 2022, come let us remember Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru. Let us remember the Champaran Satyagraha. Why don’t we too, be a part of this journey from ‘Swaraj to Suraaj’ by making our lives disciplined, and filled with resolve. Come, I invite you”
(26 March, 2017)
“A new India is emerging, which is being powered by the strength & skills of 125 crore Indians. This India stands for development”
(12 March, 2017)
“When we mark 75 years of freedom in 2022, we should have made an India that will make Gandhi Ji, Sardar Patel & Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar proud”
(12 March, 2017)
Democracy
“In a democracy the power of the people is of great significance. This thought has been fundamental to my thinking and that is why I have immense faith in the power of the people ”
(September, 2015)
Yoga
“Would we have ever thought that Yoga can act as a connecting link between nations? Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam implies that our ancestors had imagined the same, where Yoga will act as a catalyst in connecting the world ”
(May, 2015)
“We all should come to know about all the Yoga organizations, Yoga teachers and all the necessary information about the Yoga from this online program. One database must be prepared and I believe you can do it ”
(June, 2015)
“The Government, people and Government workers, all want to work for the country. If we pledge to work in an unselfish manner “Welfare for All, Happiness for All” then the Government will also work efficiently ”
(June, 2015)
“Let us begin to think now hoe to draw more and more people to Yoga and how to make thiord Yoga day a memorable one ”
(March, 2017)
Khadi
“There was a time when there was Khadi for Nation? Isn’t it the need of the hour that there be Khadi for fashion? ”
(September, 2015)
“If we, 1.5 billion Indians buy a handloom product or Khadi for even Rs. 5, 10 or Rs. 50 then ultimately that money will reach the poor weaver. It will reach the poor widow who weaves Khadi and this is why we must all spare some place for Khadi at our homes and on our bodies this Diwali. . ”
(September, 2015)
“I would like to request you for 2nd October specially. It’s the birth anniversary of Honorable Bapu Mahatma Gandhi. I had told you last year as well that you all must have all kind of fashionable clothing, all kinds of fabric, a lot of things, but you must also own Khadi ”
(September, 2015)
Depression
“Suppression of depression is not good. Expression is always good. If depressed, share your feelings with others, it will make you feel good ”
(March, 2017)
Governance
“Trend now is from E governance to M0governanc. Mobile governance is a reality- we cannot by pass it. This is to meet people’s needs, to reach public benefits”
(21 April, 2017)
“Ownership is the first step towards success, Which comes only when the team takes responsibility. As the number of ownership grows, the success rate also goes up. With this, responsibility comes down, burden reduces and credit goes to all ”
(21 April, 2017)
“Reform comes from political will-power but it is the bureaucratic system, governance that performs. Transformation comes through public participation. It is only when we run these three on the same wave length, we get the desired result ”
(21 April, 2017)
Education
“We will have to shift our priority from literacy campaign to good education. From now onward, more than schooling, we will have to lay stress on learning ”
(April, 2016)