"Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."B. R. Ambedkar on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."B. R. Ambedkar on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."B. R. Ambedkar on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."B. R. Ambedkar on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."B. R. Ambedkar on Joseph Stalin
"Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self."
"I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity."
"Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them."
"So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you."
"A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people."