Narendra Modi Brief Biography and Famous Quotes and Sayings

Narendra Modi is the current Prime Minister of India. He represents Varanasi constituency in the Lok Sabha. He is the most prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the most popular politician in India.

He is considered a master strategist for his party. He has been the Chief Minister of Gujarat for four consecutive terms.
Narendra Damodardas Modi was born to a family of grocers in a town called Vadnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat. He was born on 17 September 1950 to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Heeraben Modi. The couple had six children among which Narendra Modi was the third eldest.
Modi completed his studies against all odds. His saga of struggle began when as a teenager, he, along with his brother, used to run a tea stall near a railway station in Ahmedabad. He did his schooling from Vadnagar and obtained a master’s degree in Political Science from Gujarat University. One of his school teachers described him as an average student but a brilliant debater.

During his college days, he worked as a ‘Pracharak’ (promoter) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He left home at the age of 17 years and traveled across the country for the next two years.
Narendra Modi always had the utmost zeal and enthusiasm to serve and help the people in need. Lets read some of the most popular quotes and sayings of NaMo.

Please find below powerful Quotes in English uttered by  Prime Minister of India Narendra Damodardas Modi in his political rallies, interviews, interactions, and other speeches. :-

“Religion and faith are very personal matters. So far as the government is concerned, there is only one holy book, which is the Constitution of India.” Narendra Modi

“It’ easy to find information on Google guru but that’s not equal to gaining knowledge.” Narendra Modi

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“With the gun you can make the earth red but if you have a plough you can make the earth green.” Narendra Modi

“I am a small man who wants to do big things for small people.” Narendra Modi

“Hard work never brings fatigue. It brings satisfaction” Narendra Modi

“If you read the biography of any great man, you will always notice two things: His mother’s contribution in his progress and his teacher’s contribution in his growth and development.” Narendra Modi

“Anyone who believes he is bigger than the system is wrong.” Narendra Modi

“I don’t carry the burden of the past or the madness of the future. I live in the present.” Narendra Modi

“Don’t dream to be something but rather dream to do something great.” Narendra Modi

“If you are determined nothing can stop you from determining your dreams.” Narendra Modi


“Both teachers and students must move ahead together for the nation to progress.” Narendra Modi

“The importance of a journey is not measured by the distance covered, but by the destination reached.” Narendra Modi

“By getting an opportunity to serve society, we get a chance to repay our debt.” Narendra Modi
“Each one of us has both; good and evil virtues. Those who decide to focus on the good ones succeed in life.” Narendra Modi

“We should remain students for lifetime. You should be ready and yearn to learn from every moment of life. The basic elements of life need to be associated with learning. The learning process should be a part of your DNA.” Narendra Modi

“Our ancestors used to play with snakes, we play with mouse.” Narendra Modi

“The more we give importance to skill development, the more competent will be our youth.” Narendra Modi

“Unity in diversity is India’s strength. There is simplicity in every Indian. There is unity in every corner of India. This is our strength.” Narendra Modi

“The world used to think we are a land of snake charmers and black magic. But our youth has surprised the world with its IT [information technology] skills. I dream of a digital India.” Narendra Modi

“Until teachers get their due it is difficult to bring about a change.” Narendra Modi

“Development must be such that it positively transforms the lives of the common people.” Narendra Modi


“I haven’t done anything wrong that I need to make up for. I am what I am in front of the world.” Narendra Modi

“I want to do small things, for small people, and to make the small people big.” Narendra Modi

“Good roads, good houses, adequate electricity, good schools or good hospitals in the village are indeed, the parameters of progress. However, in my view, 100 percent literate village is the true symbol of real progress.” Narendra Modi

“We, the present generation, have the responsibility to act as a trustee of the rich natural wealth for the future generations. The issue is not merely about climate change; it is about climate justice.” Narendra Modi

“Yoga is a philosophy of discipline and meditation that transforms the spirit and makes the individual a better person in thought, action, knowledge and devotion.” Narendra Modi

“I challenge the challenges. I like to face the problems. I don’t run away from them. Whatever loss I have to face it, I face it.” Narendra Modi

“Our demographic dividend is our strength. The youth have what it takes to engage with the latest technology.” Narendra Modi

I will make such a wonderful India that all Americans will stand in line to get a visa for India” Narendra Modi

“If our country has to reach its economic goals, it cannot happen with half its population shut behind doors.” Narendra Modi

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“One should play and sweat. Life shouldn’t be bogged down by books.” Narendra Modi
“Good governance depends on ability to take responsibility by both administration as well as people.” Narendra Modi

“An opportunity to work is good luck for me. I put my soul into it. Each such opportunity opens the gates for the next one.” Narendra Modi

“There is new hope among people that this dispensation can fulfill their aspirations.” Narendra Modi


“Once we decide we have to do something, we can go miles ahead.” Narendra Modi

“The wealth that increases by giving, That wealth is knowledge and is supreme of all possessions.” Narendra Modi

“I dream of a Digital India where knowledge is strength – and empowers the People.” Narendra Modi

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“Religion to me is devotion to work and devotedly working is being religious.” Narendra Modi

“The path of violence has not yielded anything. Shed guns and adopt the path of peace, unity, goodwill and brotherhood.” Narendra Modi

“India’s sex ratio is 1000 boys for 940 girls. Who creates this disparity? It isn’t God. Don’t fill your coffers by sacrificing the mother’s womb. People feel that sons will take care of them when they are old. But I have seen aged parents in old-age homes. I have seen families where one daughter serves parents more than five sons.” Narendra Modi

“The poor is the central focus of my economic agenda. The poor should be strengthened in such a way that they get the willingness to defeat poverty. By helping the poor make ends meet while they remain in poverty is also one of the ways. I am not saying right or wrong but it’s one of the ways.” Narendra Modi

“There can be no better place than India to manufacture, expand, and grow.” Narendra Modi

“Social media changed my thought process and connected me to the rest of the world. And as I started connecting, the world started accepting me as I was. Nothing could be more satisfying.” Narendra Modi

“While transparency reduces corruption, good governance goes beyond transparency in achieving openness. Openness means involving the stakeholders in decision-making process. Transparency is the right to information while openness is the right to participation.” Narendra Modi

“If we have to build the nation we have to start from the villages. I will present a complete blueprint of “Sānsad Adharsh Grām Yojana” where each MP, must establish model villages in their constituencies.” Narendra Modi


“We do not need men and women from other planets to develop India. Our people, our youth are skilled.” Narendra Modi

“Based on my experience, I can say that India country can be freed of corruption.” Narendra Modi

“We have tried to remind Government servants that they are servants of the public and have restored discipline in Central Government offices. I have done a small thing, one that appears small from outside. I regularly interact with officers over tea; it is part of my working style. Philosophically, I feel that the country will progress only if we work as teams. This is the only way we can successfully develop the country.” Narendra Modi

“India does not need to become anything else. India must become only India. This is a country that once upon a time was called the golden bird”Narendra Modi

“We walk together, we move together, we think together, we resolve together, and together we take this country forward” – Narendra Modi

“Each one of us has both; good and evil virtues. Those who decide to focus on the good ones succeed in life.” – Narendra Modi”

“You can see the change you want to, be what you want to be” – Narendra Modi

“No one can question the talent of India’s youth after the success of the Mars Mission. Everything indigenous” – Narendra Modi

“ India is a youthful country. A country with such a major percentage of youth has the capability to change not only its own but the fate of the entire world.” – Narendra Modi

“In order to fulfil the aspirations of masses, we have to sharpen the tool called the government machinery: we have to make it keen, more dynamic, and it is in this direction that we are working.” Narendra Modi

“India does not need to become anything else. India must become only India. This is a country that once upon a time was called the golden bird”- Narendra Modi

“Even in this globalised world, London is still the standard for our times. The city has embraced the world’s diversity and represents the finest in human achievements”- Narendra Modi


“The world has crafted a beautiful balance of collective action – common but differentiated responsibility and respective capabilities.” – Narendra Modi

“I have always believed in evolving a consensus before taking any major decision.”- Narendra Modi

“It is going to open new vistas for employment for the youth” – Narendra Modi

“I found that the corridors of power in Delhi were littered with lobbies of various kinds”- Narendra Modi


“I will only say that many freedom fighters of India found their calling in the institutions of Britain. And many makers of modern India, including several of my distinguished predecessors, from Jawaharlal Nehru to Dr Manmohan Singh, passed through their doors.” – Narendra Modi


“The power and energy sectors are the biggest constituents of the infrastructure sector. If you ignore them, no development will happen.” – Narendra Modi

“We want to free our citizens from the burden of excessive paper documents in every office. We want paperless transactions. We will set up a digital locker for every citizen to store personal documents that can be shared across departments.” – Narendra Modi


“People’s blessings give you the power to work tirelessly. The only thing required is a commitment.” – Narendra Modi

“I was born in a very poor family. I used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child. My mother used to wash utensils and do lowly household work in the houses of others to earn a livelihood. I have seen poverty very closely. I have lived in poverty. As a child, my entire childhood was steeped in poverty.” – Narendra Modi


“A son of a poor man is standing in front of you today. This is the strength of a democracy.” – Narendra Modi.


“It is important how we view the youth of our nation. To simply consider them as new age voters will be a big mistake. They are the new age power.” – Narendra Modi


“I will make such a wonderful India that all Americans will stand in line to get a visa for India.” – Narendra Modi


“IT+IT=IT; Indian talent + Information technology = India Tomorrow”- Narendra Modi


For me, my secularism is India first. I say the philosophy of my party is ‘Justice to all. Appeasement to none.’ This is our secularism.’ – Narendra Modi

“Each of has a natural instinct to rise like a flame. Lets nurture that instinct.” – Narendra Modi

“Mind is never a problem. Mindset is.” – Narendra Modi


“The Make in India campaign has taken off and is backed with skill development” – Narendra Modi


“In my life mission is everything.. Even if i was a municipal chairman, I would have worked as hard as a CM.” – Narendra Modi


“Hard work never brings fatigue. It brings satisfaction.”- Narendra Modi

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