Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Din : 15 Famous quotes by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar


Dhamma chakra Pravartan Din also known by the name of DhammaChakra Anupratan Din is a day to praise the Buddhist change of B. R. Ambedkar and roughly 600,000 followers on 14 October 1956 at Deekshabhoomi.

Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism is deeply significant for millions of people in India.

Here are some Quotes by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar  :

“I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Life should be great rather than long.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Humans are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Indifferentism is the worst kind of disease that can affect people.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“The teachings of Buddha are eternal, but even then Buddha did not proclaim them to be infallible.

The religion of Buddha has the capacity to change according to times, a quality which no other religion can claim to have…
Now what is the basis of Buddhism?

If you study carefully, you will see that Buddhism is based on reason.
There is an element of flexibility inherent in it, which is not found in any other religion.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“I do not want that our loyalty as Indians should be in the slightest way affected by any competitive loyalty whether that loyalty arises out of our religion, out of our culture or out of our language.
I want all people to be Indians first, Indian last and nothing else but Indians.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Lost rights are never regained by appeals to the conscience of the usurpers,
but by relentless struggle…. Goats are used for sacrificial offerings and not lions.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“It is not enough to be electors only.
It is necessary to be law-makers;
otherwise those who can be law-makers will be the masters of those who can only be electors.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Equality may be a fiction but nonetheless one must accept it as a governing principle.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“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.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

“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.”
– Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar


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