You can change friends but not neighbours.
Victory and defeat are a part of life, which are to be viewed with equanimity.
If India is not secular, then India is not India at all.
I dream of an India that is prosperous, strong and caring. An India, that regains a place of honour in the comity of great nations.
Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours.
Let no one challenge India's secularism.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
The spending in science and technology need to be to increased.
Quiet diplomacy is far more effective than public posturing.
Population needs to be stabilised for sustainable development.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation.
Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.
No guns but only brotherhood can resolve the problems.
I believe that democracy is the best guarantor for peace and cooperation among nations.
Indian democracy's greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.
For the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gandhian socialism is what we want to achieve and make society free of exploitation and full of opportunities.
The reality is that international institutions like the UN can only be as effective as its members allow it to be.
Free and fair elections have again demonstrated that Jammu and Kashmir is part of India, and the people want to remain with it.
We are unnecessarily wasting our precious resources in wars... if we must wage war, we have to do it on unemployment, disease, poverty, and backwardness.