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Jammu And Kashmir Quotes


"The government of India and the government of Jammu and Kashmir are determined to ensure that every Kashmiri lives with dignity having equal rights and equal opportunities." - Pranab Mukherjee

"For 14 years no PM had gone to Jammu and Kashmir. Atal ji changed that and went to Jammu and Kashmir. He gave 3 Mantas- Insaniyat, Jamhuriat and Kashmiriyat (Humanity, democracy and J&K). We aspire to walk on that path" - Narendra Modi

"It is our priority to win the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir. That could only be achieved through development and their welfare. We have a responsibility to see that people of the state are prosperous. We are not talking about Hindus or Muslims, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Development comes when there is integration." - Narendra Modi

"The culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse population of Indian and Pakistani-administered Jammu and Kashmir has been unable to reach a consensus on the future of the land and the heterogeneous peoples of the state." - Nyla Ali Khan

"Let Jammu and Kashmir lead the way in the building of a new future for India. Let it set an example to the rest of India and the world by showing how the entire region can be transformed into a zone of peace, stability and prosperity." - Pranab Mukherjee

"Both India and Pakistan have a long history of deploying rhetorical strategies to skirt the issue of plebiscite or complete secession of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. When feeling particularly belligerent Pakistan cries itself hoarse declaring the legitimacy of plebiscite held under United Nations auspices in J & K; India responds just as aggressively by demanding the complete withdrawal of Pakistani troops from the territory of pre-partition J & K; or, in a moment of neighborly solicitude, for conversion of the LOC to a permanent International border." - Nyla Ali Khan

"Citizens of India, Pakistan, and Kashmir need to come together and make music." - Zubin Mehta

"Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji gave the mantra- Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat. He based Jammu and Kashmir's development on this, and we need to take it ahead." - Narendra Modi

"There are things you break that can't be put back together again. And Kashmir may be one of them." - Salman Rushdie

"For Pakistan, Kashmir represents the infeasibility of secular nationalism and underscores the need for an Islamic theocracy in the subcontinent." - Nyla Ali Khan

"It is now that the Left in India is urging the federal government to initiate unconditional talks with all stakeholders in Kashmir. Otherwise, up until now, the Left didn't even support the autonomous status of Kashmir, and the Kashmir imbroglio is not a conflict between the forces of Marxism and capitalism." - Nyla Ali Khan

"I adore India, its culture, and all the beauty of the nation. My father is from Jammu, and he's had a profound influence on my mindset and way of being." - Robin S. Sharma

"I adore India, its culture, and all the beauty of the nation. My father is from Jammu, and he's had a profound influence on my mindset and way of being." - Robin S Sharma

"I totally hate when somebody takes a classic and desecrates it. I like Jimmy Page and P. Diddy, but what they did to 'Kashmir' was a debacle." - Chuck D

"India had barely become independent, in 1947, when Pakistan invaded Kashmir, which at the time was ruled by a maharajah. The maharajah fled, and the people of Kashmir, led by Sheikh Abdullah, asked for Indian help. Lord [Louis] Mountbatten, who was still governor general, replied that he wouldn't be able to supply aid to Kashmir unless Pakistan declared war, and he didn't seem bothered by the fact that the Pakistanis were slaughtering the population." - Indira Gandhi

"India is using troops in Kashmir. They are losing the battle of heart and minds. It's like treating cancer with dispirin." - Imran Khan

"I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other provinces, it belongs to Pakistan," - Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

"My dad was a Punjabi from Amritsar, and my mom is a Punjabi from Kashmir. My dad was a soldier in the Indian Army." - Akshay Kumar

"A good American friend of mine who has lived in India for many years, working as a journalist, was recently denied entry to the country because he wrote on Kashmir. This is a reflection of fractures within society. Pakistan, too, has to focus on the Lashkar [Lashkar-i-Taiba] and other similar groups and work towards some sort of sensible compromise on Kashmir." - Noam Chomsky

"In Kashmir, rights relating to life, liberty, dignity of the people, and freedom of expression guaranteed by the Constitution, embodied in the fundamental covenants and enforceable by courts of law, have been gravely violated." - Nyla Ali Khan

"How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain's festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in the raging international con?icts of today." - Arundhati Roy

"How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain's festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in the raging international con'icts of today." - Arundhati Roy

"There are areas in all parts of the world where strong jihadi forces are present, from Indonesia to Algeria, from Kabul to Chechnya, from Bosnia to Sudan, and from Burma to Kashmir." - Osama Bin Laden

"Some kind of settlement in Kashmir is crucial for both countries [Pakistan and India]. It's also tearing India apart with horrible atrocities in the region which is controlled by Indian armed forces." - Noam Chomsky

"How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain's festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in the raging international conficts of today." - Arundhati Roy

"Most Pakistani politics is conducted within a narrow spectrum. Politicians spend much time debating the best ways to fight India, or take Kashmir, or dominate Afghanistan, or punish the United States for its real and imagined sins." - Stephen Kinzer

"For India, Kashmir lends credibility to its secular nationalist image." - Nyla Ali Khan

"Kashmir is the real test of secularism in India." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The Constitution of India seeks to guarantee respect for the rule of law, the independence of the judiciary, and the integrity of the electoral process. But time and again, provisions of the Constitution of India have been flagrantly violated in Kashmir, and the ideals that it enshrines have been forgotten." - Nyla Ali Khan

"In an ideal world, you could reunite the Pakistan-occupied part of Kashmir with the Indian-occupied part and restore the old borders. You could have both India and Pakistan agreeing to guarantee those borders, demilitarise the area, and to invest in it economically. In a sane world that would happen, but we don't live in a sane world." - Salman Rushdie

"I've never seen anywhere in the world as beautiful as Kashmir. It has something to do with the fact that the valley is very small and the mountains are very big, so you have this miniature countryside surrounded by the Himalayas, and it's just spectacular. And it's true, the people are very beautiful too." - Salman Rushdie

"It is time to end the western policy of malign neglect. It is in the interest of the whole world to help tackle the actual grievances in Palestine, Kashmir, and in central and southern Iraq, and to help the region out of its economic backwardness." - James Buchan

"The labours I devoted between 1888 to 1900 to the critical edition, translation and commentary of Kalhana's Rajatarangini, the only true historical text of Sanskrit literature, afforded me ample opportunities of gaining close contact with Sanskrit savants of Kashmir, the land where traditional learning of Hindu India had flourished in old times greatly and survived until recent years." - Aurel Stein

"Kashmir is my last resort. I think, if I truly deserve it one day, I should go there and stay there for quite a while. Or if I really need it at any point, it should be my haven, my Shangri-la." - Robert Plant

"I think there is a misunderstanding about Indians' traditional views. India did send army into Goa, India did send an army into and fought a war in Kashmir in 1948, India did get Hyderabad by force... I think the narrow projection on the international... arena distorted India's image." - Subramanian Swamy

"In the era of Khruschev the Soviet Union had publicly declared itself a supporter of the Indian stand on Kashmir. In 1962 a Russian veto had defeated a Security Council resolution on the plebiscite issue. By 1965, and after the fall of the Kruschev regime, Russian attitudes were significantly modified." - Nyla Ali Khan

"In army, I went to Kashmir and did well, which was a challenge. In sports, I went to Olympics at a time when no one believed that we can actually win. Coming into politics was also a challenge as I wanted to push the youth to achieve gold in various fields of life." - Rajyavardhan Singh Rathor

"In India, there are lots of places that I love, but my favourite is Kashmir." - Chiranjeevi

"I have been to Kashmir many times, especially with my family, in the '70s." - Zubin Mehta

"I respect the Indian government for the fact that there are no settlements in Kashmir." - Zubin Mehta

"I was in Kashmir last weekend. Went to visit one of my sweaters." - Albert Brooks

"The animosity between India and Pakistan is deeply unfortunate and dangerous, and it's something I've long campaigned to reduce. But right now, when there's artillery being exchanged in Kashmir - which is not for from here, either - and there are 100-ish nuclear weapons on each side of the border, there's never really been a case like this where two nuclear armed countries are happily shelling each other." - Mohsin Hamid

"At the same time, old confrontations have taken on frightening urgency, especially the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir and the violent stalemate in the Middle East. Progress on these and other global challenges requires us to develop a larger strategy for American foreign policy, rooted in a fundamental commitment to move the world from interdependence to an integrated global community committed to peace and prosperity, freedom and security." - William J Clinton

"My dad was in the Indian Army. He died in a terrorist attack in Kashmir in 1994. After that, my mum and I settled in Noida. I went to Delhi Public School in Noida and then to Shri Ram College of Commerce in Delhi University. It was in college that I realised I wanted to be on the stage and in front of the camera." - Nimrat Kaur

"Our communities have been deeply enhanced by immigration, be it of Irish Catholics across the constituency or of Muslims from Gujarat in India or from Pakistan, principally from Kashmir. While we celebrate our diversity, what surprises me time and time again as I travel around the constituency is that we are far more united and have far more in common with each other than things that divide us." - Jo Cox MP

"We must learn from history, there is no military solution for the Kashmir issue...we have to understand this reality." - Pervez Musharraf

"The much-lauded parliamentary democracy in India has been unable to protect a genuine democratic set-up in Kashmir." - Nyla Ali Khan

"All these people who scream about Kashmir being an armed camp are in fact responsible for keeping it that way." - Zubin Mehta

"As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been an outstanding issue for more than half a century." - Li Peng

"Kashmir has always been more than a mere place. It has the quality of an experience, or a state of mind, or perhaps an ideal." - Jan Morris

"(`Stairway to Heaven' is) a nice pleasant, well-meaning naive little song, very English. It's not the definitive Led Zeppelin song. `Kashmir' is." - Robert Plant

"If you look at Indian movies, every time they wanted an exotic locale, they would have a dance number in Kashmir. Kashmir was India's fairyland. Indians went there because in a hot country you go to a cold place. People would be entranced by the sight of snow." - Salman Rushdie

"The traditional Sanskrit learning has given to Brahaman community of Kashmir, small as it has been always, a distinguished place in the history of Sanskrit literature since early times." - Aurel Stein

"I would like to get out to the region in the Caspian sea. I would like to go there. I would like to get to Darfur. I would like to get to Khartoum in Northern Sudan. I would like to get to Zimbabwe. I would like to go back to North Korea, if I could. I would like to go to Yemen. I would like to get to Kashmir. Most of those destinations I will get to." - Henry Rollins

"In the night ride across the Wular lake a small storm made me worry for the safety of my manuscript (Rajatarangini). It seemed as if the goddess of wisdom - Sharada, represented by waters of Kashmir, was unwilling to let me abduct the manuscript. This is what happened 1200 years ago to the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen-Tsang, who had to leave his Sanskrit manuscript in the angry Indus River." - Aurel Stein

"And all was black and still, and black and cold, and black and dead, and black." - George R R Martin

"Midnight, and love, and youth, and Italy!" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Hot and cold, and moist and dry." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"Sex and drugs and rock and roll." - Ian Dury

"Miles and miles and miles." - Alan Shepard

"I am also four, and twelve, and fifteen, and twenty-three, and thirty-one, and forty-five and . . . and . . . and . . ." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Forever and forever and forever" - Li Bai

"Stay and respond and expand and include and allow and forgive and enjoy and evolve and discern and inquire and accept and admit and divulge and open and reach out and speak up, this is utopia." - Alanis Morissette

"Wouldn't the sentence 'I want to put a hyphen between the words Fish and And and And and Chips in my Fish-and-Chips sign' have been clearer if quotation marks had been placed before Fish, and between Fish and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and Chips, as well as after Chips?" - Martin Gardner

"We shall tax and tax, and spend and spend, and elect and elect." - Harry Hopkins

"The sad fact is that I love Dickens and Donne and Keats and Eliot and Forster and Conrad and Fitzgerald and Kafka and Wilde and Orwell and Waugh and Marvell and Greene and Sterne and Shakespeare and Webster and Swift and Yeats and Joyce and Hardy, really, really love them. It's just that they don't love me back." - David Nicholls

"The sad fact is that I love Dickens and Donne and Keats and Eliot and Forster and Conrad and Fitzgerald and Kafka and Wilde and Orwell and Waugh and Marvell and Greene and Sterne and Shakespeare and Webster and Swift and Yeats and Joyce and Hardy, really, really love them. It's just that they do' love me back." - David Nicholls

"He watched and wept and prayed and felt for all" - Oliver Goldsmith

"Law sutes consume time, and mony, and rest, and friends." - George Herbert

"Fromage and coffee and cognac and no gods." - Wallace Stevens

"They lived and laughed and loved and left." - James Joyce

"Cricket is battle and service and sport and art." - Douglas Jardine

"Listening is selecting and interpreting and acting and making decisions." - Pauline Oliveros

"Liberty and Union, now and for ever, one and inseparable!" - Daniel Webster

"Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall." - Proverbs

"Poetry and art and knowledge are sacred and pure." - George Eliot

"Tax and Tax, spend and spend, elect and elect." - Harry Hopkins

"My sparrow, she flickers and wakes and sings and sings." - Lisa Ann Sandell

"I'm, like, super-clumsy and weird and funny and dorky." - Shantel Vansanten

"I write and walk and swim and drink." - John Le Carre

"I was always loud and obnoxious and giggly and funny." - Krysten Ritter

"Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls." - Gertrude Stein

"Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable." - Daniel Webster

"My mom's passionate and energetic and very funny and enthusiastic." - Eric Stonestreet

"I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios." - Jerry B Jenkins

"I am learning how to be angry and sad and lonely and joyful and excited and afraid and happy." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Water and stone Flesh and bone Night and morn Rose and thorn Tree and wind Heart and mind" - Juliet Marillier

"We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other." - Ernest Hemingway

"I love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness." - Ric Ocasek

"Nicknames are baseball, names like Zeke and Pie and Kiki and Home Run and Cracker and Dizzy and Dazzy." - Ernie Harwell

"Audacity, and again, audacity, and always audacity." - Georges Danton

"Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter." - Benjamin Franklin

"Twixt hope and fear, anxiety and anger." - Horace

"Surprise and delight and connection are remarkable." - Seth Godin

"I killed you. And you. And you." - Suzanne Collins

"Spahn and Sain and pray for rain," - Warren Spahn

"Life is beautiful, and terrible, and strange." - Johnette Napolitano

"Acquire knowledge, and learn tranquility and dignity." - Umar

"Virtuous and fair, royal and gracious." - William Shakespeare

"You're sick. Sick and evil and weird." - Neil Gaiman

"Go and do, don't sit and stew." - John Bytheway

"And trust dies from ifs and buts" - Aidan Chambers

"Slice and Dice, Slice and Dice" - Michael Grant

"Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow,' he said." - Rainbow Rowell

"Inspiration and genius -one and the same." - Victor Hugo

"Boldness, and again boldness, and always boldness!" - Georges Danton

"Liberty and equality-lovely and sacred words!" - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Bachelor's fare: bread and cheese, and kisses." - Jonathan Swift

"Sighed and wept and said no more." - Anonymous

"Peace and love, peace and love!" - Ringo Starr

"and love was lightning and remembrance" - Charles Bukowski

"Complain and remain. Praise and be raised." - Joyce Meyer

"Give and spend And God will send." - Henry George Bohn

"Wisdom and power follow endurance and patience." - Muhammad

"...Hope endures and overcomes misfortune and evil." - Martin Luther

"Live and learn and pass it on." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"And cooking is about balance and harmony." - Nigella Lawson

"Dark and Dangerous. And all mine." - Sylvia Day

"Just snow and sapphire and ink." - Stephenie Meyer

"Animals have personalities and minds and emotions." - Jane Goodall

"Masculine and feminine, vertical and horizontal." - Piet Mondrian

"Prepare and prevent, don't repair and repent." - Anonymous

"Boldness, and again boldness, and always boldness!" - Georges Jacques Danton

"Nods, and becks, and wreathed smiles." - John Milton

"Bachelor's fare: bread and cheese and kisses." - Jonathan Swift

"And forever, brother, hail and farewell." - Gaius Valerius Catullus

"Sigh'd and look'd, and sigh'd again." - John Dryden

"Weakened and wasted to skin and bone." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"Fame is weird and amorphous and unpredictable." - Tom Hiddleston

". . . And some people sing and dance." - Roger Miller

"Look at things and listen and feel." - Ernest Hemingway

"Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory." - James Kahn

"We are unusual and tragic and alive." - Dave Eggers

"Gone! ...And you and I quite crestfallen." - C S Lewis

"Boredom and booze-cause and effect." - Samuel Hopkins Adams

"And the rest is rust and stardust." - Vladimir Nabokov

"And Yale is November, crisp and energetic." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Think and wonder, wonder and think." - Dr. Seuss

"Every unwanted animal ends up on my farm: alpacas and horses and dogs and cats and chickens and ducks and parrots and fish and guinea pigs." - Salma Hayek

"I loved fencing and dancing and elocution." - Vivien Leigh

"Choice and chance structure art and nature." - Frederick Sommer

"Faith slips - and laughs, and rallies" - Emily Dickinson

"Friendship and money: oil and water." - Mario Puzo

"Action and reaction are equal and opposite." - Gertrude Stein

"Knowledge is love and light and vision." - Helen Keller

"Rules and models destroy genius and art." - William Hazlitt

"Anyone and everyone can and will succeed." - Mike Moreno

"Saying and Doing, have quarrel'd and parted." - Benjamin Franklin

"Morality binds and blinds." - Jonathan Haidt

"Imitate, assimilate, and innovate." - Clark Terry



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