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on the subjects of India

“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!” [Mark Twain]

CHANDELAO

“I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy.” [Goldie Hawn]

“If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.” [Romain Rolland]

JODHPUR

“India profoundly changed my outlook on life because you see how people can be content and very happy with little or even no possessions. It’s the reverse of the West.” [Gary Wright]

“When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters, ‘Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.’” [Thomas Friedman]

BERA

“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” [Albert Einstein]

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India.” [Max Mueller]

UDAIPUR

“The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creator’s hand.” [George Bernard Shaw]

“So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.” [Mark Twain]

VARANASI

“India happens to be a rich country inhabited by very poor people.” [Manmohan Singh]

“When I die India will be found engraved on my heart.” [Queen Mary]

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