Quotable Quotes For Competitive Exams

Quotable Quotes For Competitive Exams

Education

1. “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela
2. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin
3. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead
4. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learnt in school.” — Einstein
5. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle
6. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
7. “To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to the society.” — Theodore Roosevelt
8. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
9. “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ― Brigham Young
10. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X

Democracy

1. “The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so much dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.” — Montesquieu
2. “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” — Abraham Lincoln
3. “There cannot be daily democracy without daily citizenship.” — Ralph Nader
4. “Democracy is not law of the majority but protection of the minority.” — Albert Camus
5. “In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power, but carries the ultimate responsibility.” — Norman Cousins
6. “Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.” — Thomas Jefferson
7. “The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.” — Plato
8. “Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.” — James Russell Lowell
9. “Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.” — Harry Emerson Fosdick
10. “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.” ― H.L. Mencken

Corruption

1. “Righteousness is the foundation stone of peace and good governance.” — Confucius
2. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” — Abraham Lincoln
3. “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts … perhaps the fear of a loss of power.” ― John Steinbeck
4. “Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defence. It’s patriotism.” — Joe Biden
5. “One of the biggest curses from which India is suffering – I do not say that other countries are free from it, but I think our condition is much worse – is bribery and corruption. That really is a poison.” — Muhammad Ali Jinnah
6. “It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.” — Montesquieu
7. “The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.” ― Tacitus
8. “To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism.” ― G. Edward Griffin
9. “Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.” — George Bernard Shaw
10. “Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.” — Edmund Burke

Climate Change

1. “Men argue. Nature acts.” ― Voltaire
2. “In the end, it’s fear, greed and stupidity that will destroy us.” ― Jeffrey A. White
3. “The reality is that under capitalist conditions ― meaning maximization of short-term gain ― you’re ultimately going to destroy the environment: the only question is when.” — Noam Chomsky
4. “Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it.” — Tony Blair
5. “We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.” — Ban Ki-moon
6. “Climate change is not the concern of just one or two nations. It is an issue that affects the whole of humanity and every living being on this earth.” — The Dalai Lama
7. “The world today is very fragile and it’s our duty to do everything to unite people and nations to remind them that we don’t have a planet B.” — Viacheslav Fetisov
8. “The sustainability train has left the station. Get on board or get left behind… Those who fail to bet on the green economy will be living in a grey future.” — António Guterres
9. “There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” — Marshall McLuhan
10. “We are the last people who can prevent catastrophe on the planet. We have no excuse for failure.” – Amina J. Mohammed

Gender Equality

1. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” ― Maya Angelou
2. “The word feminism has become synonymous with man-hating when in fact it has more to do with women than men.” ― Aysha Taryam
3. “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.” — Kofi Annan
4. “We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.” — Nelson Mandela
5. “I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.” ― Jane Austen
6. “A womanly occupation means, practically, an occupation that a man disdains.” ― George Gissing
7. “A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” — Gloria Steinem
8. “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” — Hillary Clinton
9. “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” — Susan B. Anthony
10. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” —Madeleine Albright

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