People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.  [Indira Gandhi].

I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it [Indira Gandhi].

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. [Indira Gandhi].

We do not wish to impoverish the environment any further, and yet we cannot for a moment forget the grim poverty of large numbers of people. Are not poverty and need the greatest polluters? [Indira Gandhi].

There is not love where there is no will.  [Indira Gandhi].

I am not a person to be pressured - by anybody or any nation.  [Indira Gandhi].

We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.  [Indira Gandhi].

Ability is not always gauged by examination.  [Indira Gandhi]

Have a bias toward action - let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.  [Indira Gandhi].

This is why we feel that democracy’s important: because democracy allows you to have small explosions and therefore avoid the bigger explosions.  [Indira Gandhi].