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Famous Faces Famous Speeches
Famous Faces Famous Speeches

Famous Faces Famous Speeches

by Dipavali Debroy

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Language

English

Publisher

UBS Publishers

ISBN

8125908528 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 379

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Dipavali Debroy
Publisher: UBS Publishers
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 379
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125908528

Description

Famous Faces Famous speeches offers a Unique opportunity to a generation growing up now, a chance to get to know those who shaped their world with mere words.

The book is a rare treasury of quotable quotes and unforgettable speeches.

What shaped the hundred years of the 20th Century?

Who were they who swayed the world with their words?

How did Thinkers, Philosophers, Mathematician, Saints Scientists, Poets and Dictators alike, reach into the minds of men without TV, telephones, Internet or computers?

For those of us Indians, born on the other side of that all important midnight, it has always been a bit of a problem explaining away our unhistorical births, that came well into the second half of the 20th century.

Famous Faces Famous Speeches is placed in the hand of this new upcoming generation, to see the century through the eyes and words of a generation gone by…so that they too can in their turn shape the years to come.

Contents

THE FIRST QUARTER

Work and its Secret- Swami Vivekananda

Nationality -Sister Nivedita

India’s economic problems -Bal Gangadhar Tilak

The Great Crisis - Lala Lajpat Rai

The Swadeshi movement - Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Swadeshi and Swaraj -Bipin Chandra Pal

The Laws that men have made -Emmeline Pankhurst

The great pinnacle of sacrifice -David Lloyd George

Self-government for India -Sarojini Naidu

Loyalty held to be a crime -Roger Casement

Preparation for citizenship - Annie Besant

The world must be made safe for democracy - Woodrow Wilson

The Struggle must go on -Emma Goldman

While there is a lower class, I am in it - Eugene V Debs

Claim for dominion status - Madan Mohan Malaviya

American I was born -Henry Cabot Lodge

Promised land of freedom -Motilal Nehru

The tasks of the youth leagues - Vladimir Llich Lenin

Non-violence is the first article of my faith - Mahatma Gandhi

Communal harmony and nationalism - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Civilisation and progress - Rabindranath Tagore

THE SECOND QUARTER

A Life of tragedy -Clarence Darrow

The university system - Prafulla Chandra Ray

Ascent of life - Jagadish Chandra Bose

Vision of free India - Subhas Chandra Bose

Or they crush us -Joseph Stalin

Italy! Italy! Entirely and universally fascist! - Benito Mussolini

I stake my life - Leon Trotsky

A vision of hope -Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

The demands of Germany - Adolf Hitler

Blood, toil, sweat and tears - Winston Churchill

The four freedoms -Franklin Delano Roosevelt

We will stand and fight here -Gen, Bernard Montgomery

Ranade, Gandhi and Jinnah - B R Ambedkar

Our deep moral dependence - J Robert Oppenheimer

Hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos - Geoge C Marshall

Tryst with destiny - Jawaharlal Nehru

Our Independence- C Rajagopalachari

Why statistics - P C Mahalanobis

THE THIRD QUARTER

Birla Vidya Vihar - Rajendra Prasad

Old Soldiers never die - General Douglas MacArthur

Toil and sweat - Govind Vallabh Pant

Theft from those who hunger - Dwight d Eisenhower

The heroes of our future - Kwame Nkrumah

History will absolve me - Fidel Castro

Shall we choose death? -Bertrand Russell

The cult of the Individual - Nikita Khrushchev

The wind of change -Harold Macmillan

My fellow Americans -John F Kennedy

That man was Eichmann- Gideon Hausner

I have a dream- Martin Luther King

I am prepared to die - Nelson Mandela

The dawn of peace -Lal Bahadur Shastri

A Tiny ripple of hope - Robert F Kennedy

Nature and human life - C V Raman

Sis my home - Dr Zakir Hussain

Foaming with much blood - Enoch Powell

America versus India - Swami Ranganathananda

Our freedom struggle - Mujibur Rahman

I cherish the memory - Jane Fonda

THE FINAL QUARTER

If I am arrested - Jayaprakash Narayan

What is the joy about? - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Foreign policy of Great Britain - Margaret Thatcher

The dream shall never die - Edward M Kennedy

A Poland which costs us nothing - Pope John Paul II

A monstrous carbuncle - Prince Charles

How futures are built - Mario Cuomo

Each drop of my blood - Indira Gandhi

Great sisterhood of womankind - Aruna Asaf Ali

General & complete disarmament - Rajiv Gandhi

Let us not be disunited - Aung San Suu Kyi

United States of Europe - Helmut Kohl

What is my single life worth? - Salman Rushdie

You did unto me - Mother Teresa

Entering the 21st century - Mikhail Gorbachev

Policing with people -Kiran Bedi

Simply because they are women - Hillary Rodham Clinton

Let history be history - Dalai Lama

Looking back at history with pride - I K Gujral

Eulogy to Princess Diana - Earl Charles Spencer

The IAS Officer is junk - T N Seshan

A third millennium - Benazir Bhutto

People power - Corzano C Aquino

The economics of poverty - Amartya Kumar Sen

Planet in Crisis - Swami Chinmayananda

Economic Liberalisation and Social Liberation - Atal Behari Vajpayee

An exciting Era - William H Gates

Challenges and Opportunities for Health Leaders of Today - Gro Harlem Brundtland

The Millennium Report - Kofi Annan

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