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15 Best Independence Day Quotes

Independence Day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947.

15 अगस्त 1947 को यूनाइटेड किंगडम से देश की स्वतंत्रता के उपलक्ष्य में भारत में राष्ट्रीय अवकाश के रूप में प्रतिवर्ष 15 अगस्त को स्वतंत्रता दिवस मनाया जाता है।

India Independence Day, also known as Swatantrata Diwas, is celebrated on August 15th every year to commemorate the day in 1947 when India gained independence from British colonial rule. This significant event marked the end of British imperial control over the country, allowing India to become a sovereign nation.

The day is observed with various ceremonies, events, and celebrations throughout the country. The main Independence Day celebration takes place in the capital city of New Delhi at the Red Fort, where the Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag and delivers a speech to the nation. The event is attended by government officials, dignitaries, and thousands of citizens.

Independence Day celebrations also include parades showcasing India's cultural diversity, military strength, and technological achievements. Patriotic songs, dances, and other cultural performances are commonly featured. Many schools, colleges, and community organizations organize their own flag-hoisting ceremonies, cultural programs, and activities to celebrate the occasion.

The Indian tricolor flag, with saffron on the top, white in the middle, and green at the bottom, along with a navy blue Ashoka Chakra (wheel) with 24 spokes in the center, is an important symbol of Independence Day. It represents the diversity, unity, and progress of the nation.

Independence Day is a time for Indians to reflect on their nation's history, remember the sacrifices made by freedom fighters, and reaffirm their commitment to upholding the values of democracy, liberty, and equality. It's a day of pride, patriotism, and celebration across the country.

Independence Day Quotes
Independence Day Quotes

Never forget those shoulders who sacrificed their lives for us. Get all the patriotic independent wishes and send it to your near and dear ones. Happy Independence Day.

उन कंधों को कभी न भूलें जिन्होंने हमारे लिए अपने प्राण न्यौछावर कर दिए। सभी देशभक्ति स्वतंत्र शुभकामनाएं प्राप्त करें और इसे अपने निकट और प्रियजनों को भेजें। स्वतंत्रता दिवस की शुभकामनाएं।

May you live an independent life forever. Wish you all a very happy Independence Day

आप हमेशा के लिए एक स्वतंत्र जीवन जीएं। आप सभी को स्वतंत्रता दिवस की बहुत बहुत शुभकामनाएं

I love my country. I love my #India. Pay respect to your country. Pay respect to your nation.

Celebrate the freedom, celebrate the independence. Live freely & enjoy this freedom.

"You must be the change you want to see in the World."

Mahatma Gandhi

"आपको वह बदलाव होना चाहिए जो आप दुनिया में देखना चाहते हैं।"

महात्मा गांधी

Here are 50 Independence Day quotes that celebrate the spirit of freedom, patriotism, and independence:

1. "Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." - Martin Luther King Jr.

2. "In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. "Liberty is the breath of life to nations." - George Bernard Shaw

4. "Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity." - Herbert Hoover

5. "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." - Abraham Lincoln

6. "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi

7. "The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender or submission." - John F. Kennedy

8. "The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children." - William Havard

9. "Freedom is not the right to do as you please, but the liberty to do as you ought." - Dom Helder Camara

10. "Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me." - Paulo Coelho

11. "Freedom lies in being bold." - Robert Frost

12. "The only way to deal with this life's imperfections is to be in love with them." - Jack Kerouac

13. "Independence is happiness." - Susan B. Anthony

14. "We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless." - Lech Walesa

15. "Freedom is the oxygen of the soul." - Moshe Dayan

16. "Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves." - Friedrich Nietzsche

17. "Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature." - Benjamin Franklin

18. "Freedom is not just a gift, but a responsibility." - Nelson Mandela

19. "Freedom is not the power to do what you want to do, but to do what you ought to do." - John Piper

20. "Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life." - Bob Marley

21. "Freedom is the open window to dare." - George H. W. Bush

22. "The price for independence is often isolation and solitude." - Steve Schmidt

23. "Freedom is not a license for chaos." - George W. Bush

24. "Independence means you decide according to the law and the facts." - Stephen Breyer

25. "The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence." - Denis Waitley

26. "Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits." - Thomas Jefferson

27. "Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me." - Paulo Coelho

28. "Independence means enjoying freedom and empowering others too." - Joe Lieberman

29. "Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good." - Thomas Paine

30. "Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die." - Dwight D. Eisenhower

31. "Freedom is not something that anybody can be given; freedom is something that people take and people will fight for." - Malcolm X

32. "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell

33. "Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink, you want more." - Maya Angelou

34. "Independence means voluntary restraints and discipline, voluntary acceptance of the rule of law." - Mahatma Gandhi

35. "Liberty is the possibility of doubting, of making a mistake, of searching and experimenting, of saying 'no' to any authority - literary, artistic, philosophical, religious, social, and even political." - Ignazio Silone

36. "Freedom is not doing what you want, but not doing what you don't want to do." - D.H. Lawrence

37. "Let freedom never perish in your hands." - Joseph Addison

38. "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction." - Ronald Reagan

39. "To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." - Nelson Mandela

40. "Independence is a splendid thing, but it is not the last thing." - Woodrow Wilson

41. "Freedom is always the freedom of dissenters." - Rosa Luxemburg

42. "Independence means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be." - Daniel J. Boorstin

43. "The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!" - Dwight D. Eisenhower

44. "Independence is not a state of nature; it is rather a state of culture." - Jawaharlal Nehru

45. "Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things." - Ronald Reagan

46. "Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it." - Pericles

47. "Independence is happiness." - Susan B. Anthony

48. "Freedom is the power to choose our own chains." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

49. "The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality, or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: that you can come from humble circumstances and do great things." - Condoleezza Rice

50. "Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good." - Thomas Paine

These quotes reflect various perspectives on independence, freedom, and the significance of self-determination. They can inspire reflection and evoke a sense of pride in the values associated with independence.