Bhagat Singh Quotes: Bhagat Singh used to call himself a martyr, after which it was added in front of his name. Court proceedings were started on Bhagat Singh, Shivram Rajguru, and Sukhdev, after which they were sentenced to death, all three kept raising slogans of Inquilab Zindabad even in the court. Bhagat Singh endured a lot of torture even while in jail, at that time Indian prisoners were not treated well, they did not get good food, nor clothes. Bhagat Singh started a movement inside the jail to improve the condition of the prisoners.
To get his demand fulfilled, he neither drank water nor took a grain of food for several days. The British police used to beat him a lot, used to give various kinds of torture, due to which Bhagat Singh got upset, but he did not give up till the end. In 1930, Bhagat Ji wrote a book called Why I Am Atheist.
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev were hanged on 23 March 1931. It is said that the date of the hanging of the three was March 24, but at that time there were demonstrations all over the country for their release, due to which the British government was afraid that the decision should not be changed, due to which they held the midnight of 23 and 24. In itself, all three were hanged and also performed the last rites.
Dates to remember
Birth – 27 September 1907 (jarwala, Punjab)
Death – 23-March-1931 (Lahore)
Bhagat Singh Quotes
- I am a man and all that affects mankind concerns me
- Lovers, Lunatics, and poets are made of the same stuff.
- Life is lived on its own…other’s shoulders are used only at the time of the funeral.
- Revolution did not necessarily involve sanguinary strife. It was not a cult of bomb and pistol.
- Merciless criticism and independent thinking are the two necessary traits of revolutionary thinking.
- Every tiny molecule of Ash is in motion with my heat I am such a Lunatic that I am free even in Jail.
- Any man who stands for progress has to criticize, disbelieve and challenge every item of the old faith.
- Man acts only when he is sure of the justness of his action, as we threw the bomb in the Legislative Assembly.
- Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birthright of all. Labour is the real sustainer of society.
- I emphasize that I am full of ambition and hope and of the full charm of life. But I can renounce all at the time of need, and that is the real sacrifice.
- One should not interpret the word “Revolution” in its literal sense. Various meanings and significance are attributed to this word, according to the interests of those who use or misuse it.
- The people generally get accustomed to the established order of things and begin to tremble at the very idea of a change. It is this lethargic spirit that needs to be replaced by the revolutionary spirit.
- If the deaf is to hear, the sound has to be very loud. When we dropped the bomb, it was not our intention to kill anybody. We have bombed the British Government. The British must quit India and make her free.
- The elimination of force at all costs is Utopian and the new movement which has arisen in the country and of whose dawn we have given a warning is inspired by the ideals which Guru Gobind Singh and Shivaji, Kamal Pasha and Reza Khan, Washington, and Garibaldi, Lafayette and Lenin preached.
- 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 fails 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 a tyrannical and ruthless enemy.