All art is in revolution of tyranny.
During the 1942 Quit India Movement, I was a student at Gwalior High School. I was arrested by the British for participating in the movement. My parents then sent me off to my village where, again, I jumped into the movement.
Distorted history boasts of bellicose glory… and seduces the souls of boys to seek mystical bliss in bloodshed and in battles.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
The man of genius in tune with nature will bend history to his will.
Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
If today I stand here as a revolutionary, it is as a revolutionary against the Revolution.
To study history means to search for and discover the forces that are the causes of those results which appear before our eyes as historical events.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.
Winning without problem is just victory, but winning with lots of trouble create History.
Men with mustache are more likely to make history.
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.