Quotes of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.

The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.

Equality may be a fiction but nonetheless one must accept it as a governing principle.

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.

So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.

Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.”

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.

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.

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.”

We are Indians, firstly and lastly.