Bhagat Singh - Political leader

Born: 28 September 1907, Khatkar Kalan
Died: 23 March 1931, Lahore, Pakistan
Books: Why I Am an Atheist, Canadian Society and Culture, more
Education: National College, Lahore, Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Schools System
Parents: Sardar Kishan Singh Sandhu, Vidyavati
Siblings: Bibi Amar Kaur, Kultar Singh, Rajinder Singh.
Bhagat Singh was an Indian nationalist whose participation in acts of political violence against the British in India, and subsequent execution at age 23, turned him into a hero in the popular folklore of the Indian independence movement.


  • They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas. They can crush my body, but they will not be able to crush my spirit. -Bhagat Singh
  • It is easy to kill individuals but you cannot kill the ideas. -Bhagat Singh
  • Love always elevates the character of man. It never lowers him, provided love be love. -Bhagat Singh
  • Life is lived on its ownother's shoulders are used only at the time of funeral. -Bhagat Singh
  • For us, compromise never means surrender, but a step forward and some rest. That is all and nothing else. -Bhagat Singh
  • The aim of life is no more to control the mind, but to develop it harmoniously; not to achieve salvation here after, but to make the best use of it here below Bhagat Singh
  • “Merciless criticism and independent thinking are the two necessary traits of revolutionary thinking.”
  • ― Bhagat Singh
  • "The sanctity of law can be maintained only so long as it is the expression of the will of the people."
  • "Every tiny molecule of Ash is in motion with my heat I am such a Lunatic that I am free even in Jail."
  • “It is beyond the power of any man to make a revolution. Neither can it be brought about on any appointed date. It is brought about by special environments, social and economic. The function of an organised party is to utilise any such opportunity offered by these circumstances.”
  • "Non-violence is backed by the theory of soul-force in which suffering is courted in the hope of ultimately winning over the opponent. But what happens when such an attempt fail to achieve the object? It is here that soul-force has to be combined with physical force so as not to remain at the mercy of tyrannical and ruthless enemy."
  • "If you (upper castes) treat them (untouchables) worse than animals, then they will surely join other religions where they will get more rights and will be treated like human beings. In this situation, it will be futile to accuse Christianity and Islam of harming Hinduism."
  • One should not interpret the word “Revolution” in its literal sense. Various meanings and significances are attributed to this word, according to the interests of those who use or misuse it.
  • Any man who stands for progress has to criticize, disbelieve and challenge every item of the old faith.
  • I emphasize that I am full of ambition and hope and of full charm of life. But I can renounce all at the time of need, and that is the real sacrifice.
  • If the deaf are to hear, the sound has to be very loud
  • Non-violence is backed by the theory of soul-force in which suffering is courted in the hope of ultimately winning over the opponent.

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