You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi Quotes
We would rather starve than sell our national honor.
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.
If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. (handwritten statement found after her death Oct 31 1984)