Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1891 – 1956) – Genius QuotesOctober 17, 2020
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar received a PhD in economics and then went to England. He was admitted to the London School of Economics for a DSc and to Gray’s Inn to study for the Bar. However, short of money, Ambedkar returned to India and entered the Baroda state service.
Genius Quotes by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar:
1) I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2) Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
3) Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
4) Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life.
5) Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self. – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
6) Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
7) The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.
8) Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
9) So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you. – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
10) Caste is not a physical object like a wall of bricks or a line of barbed wire which prevents the Hindus from co-mingling and which has, therefore, to be pulled down. Caste is a notion; it is a state of the mind.
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