Great Minds- Great Quotes about a Great Country

It is now an unhidden fact known to the world that whatever was thought to be discovered by the Westeners or the modern technology was in fact long back discovered in the ancient ages in our ancient land of India. Our motherland has been a place of birth to many of the new discoveries, inventions and things which always helped man lead a better and a resourceful life right since the time of the Vedas. Through its infinite contributions on culture, science, literature, philosophy, astronomy, arts and for that matter even today’s computer sciences, the land of knowledge has inspired great legends and personalities. Amazed by the abundance of knowledge which was ay ahead of time, they have saluted India through words of wisdom which reflect both the ancient India and modern India.

The greatest brain power of the world Albert Einstein who acknowledged our scientific knowledge and discoveries of India – “We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count without which no worthwhile discovery could have been made”.

The legendary and famous author Mark Twain who reflected India as a mother in his quote – “ India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most constructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in Indiaonly”.

Acknowledging our contributions, the British historian Grant Duff had quoted – “Many of the advances in the sciences that we consider today to have been in Europe were in fact made in India centuries ago”.

The English Mathematician Lancelot Hogben had acknowledged the invention of Zero – There has been no more revolutionary contribution than the one which the Hindu (Indians) made when they invented Zero.

The German Scholar Max Muller was inspired by our ancient writings. He quoted – “There is no book in the world that is so thrilling, stirring and inspiring as the Upanishads”.

W. Heisenberg, the famous German Physicist says – “After the conversations about Indian Philosophy, some of the ideas of Quantum Physics that had seemed crazy suddenly made much moresense”.

The famed Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw had acknowledged India in his words as “The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural and the real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the creator’shand”.

The famous American writer Will Durant quoted – “Perhaps in return for arrogance and spoliation, India will teach us the gentleness of mind, the quiet content of the uninquisitive soul, and a pacifying love for all the living things”.

Finally, in the quotes of our very own great visionary Swami Vivekananda – India has given to antiquity the earliest Scientific Physicians Sushruta and Charaka. She has even contributed to modern medical science by discovery of various chemicals and by teaching you how toreform