Sept 17, 2016: One of the most charismatic leaders India has had in the recent times is celebrating his 66th Birth Anniversary, today. The 14th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visits Gujarat to seek blessings from his mother on his birthday.
The man, who is known for his brilliant oratory abilities, very easily connects with his audience with the way he presents himself. His powerful and optimistic speeches have been an inspiration for many. The kind of wit, humour and hopeful speeches from different podiums as our Prime Minister presented made us proud for the choice we made.
Here are some of the quotes from the tea seller turned Prime Minister whose journey and energetic statements will inspire every individual making everyone stare at him in absolute awe and follow his words.
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PM Narendra Modi meets his mother on the occasion of his birthday today, in Gandhinagar (Gujarat). pic.twitter.com/s0N3kUULEW
— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
We did not get an opportunity to die for the country but we have the opportunity to live for the country (Narendra Modi in his Victory Speech at Vadodara, May 16, 2014)
I am a very optimistic man and only an optimistic man can bring optimism in the country.
(In the speech given in central hall of Parliament May 20,2014)
I want to ask parents when daughters turn 11 or 14, they keep a tab on their movements. Have these parents ever asked their sons where they have been going, who they have been meeting? Rapists are somebody’s sons as well! Parents must take the responsibility to ensure that their sons don’t go the wrong direction.
(One of the best quote by the Prime Minister from Red Fort, August 15, 2014 )
There are a lot of problems which our country faces but we also have 1.25 billion people to solve these problems.
(On India’s Independence Day by PM,August 15, 2016 )
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‘Unity in Diversity’ is the whole essence of Indian culture. There is no place for violence and atrocities here.
(On India’s Independence Day, August 15, 2016)
There is no reason to be disappointed. India will progress very fast and the skills of our youth will take India ahead.
(At Madison Square Garden addressing NRIs, 28th September, 2014 )
I can promise you. If you work 12 hours, I will work for 13. If you work 14 hours, I will work for 15 hours. Why? Because I am not a pradhan mantri, but a pradhan sevak.
(On India’s Independence Day, August 15, 2014)
People ask what is your vision, what is your big vision? I say bhai, I got here by way of selling tea (crowd erupts in applause). I am a simple (Chhota) man. I like focusing on simple and small tasks. I want to accomplish big things for the little guy.
(In His Speech at Madison Square Garden, 28th September, 2014)
We reached Mars. No PM or Minister went. It was the people who did it, our scientists who did it. So can’t we create a Clean India?
(In his Clean India Moment on Gandhi Jayanti, October 2, 2014)
There can’t be a bigger freedom than freedom from poverty. I invite all SAARC countries to work together to fight this.
(On India’s 70th Independence Day, August 15, 2016)
-by Pinaz Kazi of NewsGram. Twitter: @PinazKazi