Caste is a state of mind. It is a disease of mind. The teachings of the Hindu religion are the root cause of this disease. We practice casteism and we observe Untouchability because we are enjoined to do so by the Hindu religion. A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar.

— B. R. Ambedkar

Seductive Untouchable quotations

At the end of the day you gotta feel some way. So why not feel unbeatable? Why not feel untouchable.

It is a crime and a sin to regard a person as untouchable because he is born in a particular community.

We cannot have real independence unless the people banish the touch-me-not spirit from their hearts.

While all men are born as equals, to say that Brahmins alone are the highest and all others are low as Pariah (the Untouchables) or Panchama is sheer nonsense. It is roguish to say so. It is a big hoax played on us.

A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar

When one realizes God, He grants knowledge and illumination from within;

one knows it oneself. In the fullness of one's spiritual realization one will find that He who resides in one's heart, resides in the hearts of others as well - the oppressed, the persecuted, the untouchable, and the outcast.

The removal of untouchability is a question of the purification of Hinduism.

The purification required is not of untouchables but of the so-called superior castes.

The removal of untouchability is one of the highest expressions of ahimsa.

Our struggle does not end so long as there is a single human being considered untouchable on account of his birth.

Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.

Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.

Ninety-nine per cent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.

Be true to Love. Do not betray Her. Then, on the day that the forest of the mind bursts into flames, you will not run. You will remain silent and still; for this is when Love bears Her sweetest fruit: untouched Presence.

The attack on untouchability is an attack on this high-and low-ness.

In battling against untouchability, and in dedicating myself to that battle, I have no less an ambition than to see a full regeneration of humanity.

You cannot live when you are untouchable. Life is vulnerability.

There was wildlife, untouched, a jungle at the border of the sea, never seen by those who floated on the opaque roof. Describing his early experience, in 1936, when a fellow naval officer, Philippe Tailliez, gave him goggles to see below the Mediterranean Sea surface.

One may lack words to express the impact of beauty but no one who has felt it remains untouched. It is renewal, enlargement, intensification. The parks preserve it permanently in the inheritance of the American citizens.

Accept the present moment and find the perfection that is deeper than any form and untouched by time.

Intimate or drastic elements in the work of others are untouchable and should not be commented upon even in their absence. Private conflicts, quarrels, sentiments, animosities are unavoidable in any human group. It is our duty towards creation to keep these in check in so far as they might deform and wreck the work process.

Glamour is an attitude-it's the expression of a certain kind of confidence.

A glamorous woman is always elegant, but she also possesses an air of mystery and excitement. She's dramatic-almost untouchable.

If untouchability lives, Hinduism perishes and even India perishes, but if untouchability is eradicated from the Hindu heart, root and branch, then Hinduism has a definite message for the world.

I can criticize your religion all I want, and you can criticize mine.

I don't like this whole climate of, 'You can't ever say anything bad about the group I'm in, cause every group is untouchable.' We can all criticize each other and engage in debate all we want.

Never stop fighting till the fight is done.

There is something special about a quiet untouched forest that just pulls you into the moment. Something that no parks will ever be able to achieve. Isn't that what we're all searching for in life? To just be happy and content in the moment, to just be there in the "now"?

Anger, lust and such other evil passions raging in the heart are the real untouchables.

We shall dig our own grave if we do not purge ourselves of this curse of untouchability.

Always remember: The thieves of Peace are thieves in an empty house because only imagination suffers. You are Peace, that which remains Untouched.

OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.

” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched.

In an age of madness, to expect to be untouched by madness is a form of madness.

But the pursuit of sanity can be a form of madness, too

All human relations untouched by love take place in the dark

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.

Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.