National Education Day 2021: 8 inspiring quotes by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

National Education Day 2021: Here are some quotes by the first education minister of India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

National Education Day 2021: 8 inspiring quotes by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Source: Twitter)
Anu Parthiban | Nov 11, 2021 - 3:01 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: National Education Day 2021 is being celebrated across the country today. Every year, the day recognises the contributions of India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and celebrates his birth anniversary.

Recalling his contribution to the education sector on this Education Day, here are some inspiring quotes by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

National Education Day 2021: Quotes by Abul Kalam Azad

“Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.”

“Education imparted by heart can bring revolution in the society.”

“We must not for a moment forget, it is a birthright of every individual to receive at least the basic education without which he cannot fully discharge his duties as a citizen.”

"Slavery is worst even if it bears beautiful names."

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"Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career."

"Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness."

"Teaching by tongue can be perspired but by good deed can stay stronger."

"Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended."

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad served as the first education minister of independent India from August 15, 1947, to February 2, 1958. He was also a freedom fighter, a scholar and a senior political leader.

Many countries celebrate World Education Day on January 24. On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming January 24 as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for bringing global peace and sustainable development.

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