"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."B. R. Ambedkar on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."B. R. Ambedkar on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."B. R. Ambedkar on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."B. R. Ambedkar on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."B. R. Ambedkar on John Lennon
"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."