quote by Subhas Chandra Bose

India is calling Blood is calling to blood. Get up, we have no time to lose. Take up your arms ! we shall carve our way through the enemy's ranks, or if God wills, we shall die a martyr's death. And in our last sleep we shall kiss the road that will bring our Army to Delhi. The road to Delhi is the road to Freedom. Chalo Delhi (March to Delhi).

— Subhas Chandra Bose

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I asked my soul: What is Delhi? She replied: The world is the body and Delhi its life!

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These Arabs, the man Mahomet, and that one century, - is it not as if a spark had fallen, one spark, on a world of what proves explosive powder, blazes heaven-high from Delhi to Granada! I said, the Great man was always as lightning out of Heaven; the rest of men waited for him like fuel, and then they too would flame.

I recall drinking sherry in California and dreaming of England, where I ate dalmoth and dreamed of Delhi. What is the purpose, I wonder, of all this restlessness? I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostalgias.

That's Delhi. When life gets too much for you all you need to do is to spend an hour at Nigambodh Ghat,watch the dead being put to flames and hear their kin wail for them. Then come home and down a couple of pegs of whisky. In Delhi, death and drink make life worth living.


You can draw any kind of picture you want on a clean slate and indulge your every whim in the wilderness in laying out a New Delhi, Canberra, or Brasilia, but when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax.

We want a good government that works.

Let us rise above caste divisions and nepotism and pledge to elect a government that is development oriented. Delhi needs a stable government and a strong government

With their tinted windows up, the cars of the rich go like dark eggs down the roads of Delhi. Every now and then an egg will crack open a woman's hand, dazzling with gold bangles, stretches out an open window, flings an empty mineral water bottle onto the road and then the window goes up, and the egg is resealed.

My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.

The velocity of decision making in government was extraordinary slow.

It took 18 to 24 months and 15 to 20 trips to Delhi to get a license to import computers.


MAMMOOTTY has presented an outstanding performance in film'New Delhi'

Whatever we say here today is not against any party or person.

We are not here to do politics. I have not stood up here to save a government... we want swaraaj, the people's rule, in Delhi.

The problem is the policy makers don't have practitioners in the policy team.

You won't make an IT policy without consulting a Narayan Murthy or Nandan Nilekani. But for energy, people think they know everything and they know what to do for it. That's how the policies are created in Delhi and that needs to change.

Will make Delhi a corruption-free , world class city.

Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people, and oh, the traffic.


When you move from a different country, it takes a while to make friends.

I found myself being lonely a lot at first. In New Delhi, I had all my family. But Portland is one of those cities you can immerse yourself in and feel comfortable. People are so friendly.

Partition was a total catastrophe for Delhi,’ she said.

‘Those who were left behind are in misery. Those who were uprooted are in misery. The Peace of Delhi is gone. Now it is all gone.

I would love to live in India or in the South of France, but Roger Vivier doesn't have offices yet in New Delhi or Jaipur.

The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force.

Despite my critical take on the city, I love Delhi, on the whole - love its monuments, love how easily graspable the city's turbulent history is. The negative things I write about are considered normal here.


My experience is that Delhi behaves the way the leadership defines.

I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was published in 1970.

When he died, I went about like a ragged crow telling strangers, "My father died, my father died." My indiscretion embarrassed me, but I could not help it. Without my father on his Delhi rooftop, why was I here? Without him there, why should I go back? Without that ache between us, what was I made of?

I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother.

I was inspired by the Hole in the Wall project, where a computer with an internet connection was put in a Delhi slum. When the slum was revisited after a month, the children of that slum had learned how to use the worldwide web.


Anyone who has grown up in Delhi knows it's horrible.

All wisdom does not reside in Delhi.

If I had campaigned for it, Arvind Kejriwal would have become the chief minister of Delhi.

Effortlessness is a great phenomenon.

Once you know it, many millions of things become possible to you. Through effort the market; through effortlessness the God. Through effort you can never reach to nirvana - you can reach lo New Delhi, but not to nirvana.

In 'Delhi Belly,' I was bald; in other movies I always carried a different look.


We have picked up people full of worms from the streets, cared for them and let them die in peace and love. When they are brought to our home, they feel they are in their own homes, with their own families. Now, I am trying to open a house for AIDS victims here (in Delhi). The people are dying because of it.

On a train from Shimla to Delhi, there was a halt in one of the stations.

The train stopped by for few minutes as usual. Sachin was nearing century, batting on 98. The passengers, railway officials, everyone on the train waited for Sachin to complete the century. This Genius can stop time in India!

I have seen vast, perhaps unbelievable, changes during the journey that has brought me from the flicker of a lamp in a small Bengal village to the chandeliers of Delhi.

I auditioned nine times for 'Delhi Belly,' and it was torturous!

Today we're dealing with metropolitan Shanghai, metropolitan New Delhi or Paris.

If we're competing at that level, our diversity, that richness of people coming from so many different backgrounds, is one of our greatest advantages.