Friday, January 26, 2007

In Praise of India - Famous Quotations


On Occassion of India's Republic Day, I present to you what authors, historians, authors have to say about India. Top Quotations from Will Durant, Mark Twain, Albert Einstein, Max Mueller and others.


1.Will Durrant - American Historian "India was the motherland of our race and sanskrit, the mother of europe's languages, she was the mother of our philisophy, mother through the arab of much of our mathematics, mother through the Buddha of ideals embodied in Christianity, mother through the village community of self government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all"


2.Mark Twain - American author. "India is the cradle of the human race, the birth place of human speach, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive material in the history of man are treasured up in India only"


3.Albert Einstein - American Scientist "We owe a lot to the Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made"


4.Max Mueller - German Scholar" If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most fully pondered upon the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India"


5.Romain Rolland - French Scholar " If there is One place on the face of earth, where all the dreams of a living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, It is India"


6.Mark Twain - American Author "India has two million Gods and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers, India is the only millionaire"