Mankind always need inspiration to move forward or contribute something to the society. Great speeches or great lines spoken by some great men always work as a source of inspiration. It is very often seen that great epic events or incidents have or had resulted in such lines spoken or written by historic figures. Here are 5 such incidents in the history of mankind which resulted in memorable, inspiring, immortal lines spoken or written by great men.
Gettysburg Address By Abraham Lincoln
As each and every country in the earth is adapting democracy or raising voice for democracy then it could be said without any doubt that the line ‘Government of the people, by the people and for the people’ spoken by Abraham Lincoln is the most famous and immortal line in the history of mankind. Lincoln said this as a part of his address in Gettysburg’s Soldier’s National Cemetery November 19, 1863. The speech is known or famous as Gettysburg address.
AIC Meeting In Bombay On The Eve Of Quit India Movement Produced Quit India Speech By Mahtma Gandhi
Of all the movements Mahatma Gandhi did against the British empire Quit India was perhaps the strongest because from this movement Gandhiji emphasized on Do or Die. This Fiery speech by Mahatma Gadhi was delivered on 8th August 1942 at the general meeting of All India Congress in the then Gwalia Tank Maidan in Bombay now Mumbai.
Indian National Army Rally In Burma Produced Great Speech And Line By Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Give me blood or I will give you freedom– was spoken as a part of a great speech delivered by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at INA rally in Burma, July 4, 1944. This line inspired and enabled the soldiers of Indian National Army to snatch victories in some battles from the British army. These lines are so strong that since independence it has become a kind of customary for Indian politicians to quote the lines in speech no matter how legitimate the movement is.
Mahatma Gandhi’s Stay In Bengal On The Eve Of Independence Resulted In The Epic Line About His Message To People In General
Mahatma Gandhi visited and stayed in Bengal particularly Calcutta just before independence. There was a Khadi ashram (it still is) in Panihati near Calcutta where he used to stay. Gandhiji even went to Noakhali now in Bangladesh to look after or talk to people when a great incident of genocide or riot occurred there. During one of such stays when he was asked in Bengali to deliver a general message to people, Gandhiji wrote in Bengali (he learned Bengali to communicate directly with rural people of Bengal) which meant ‘My life is my message’.
First Step On Moon Prompted Neil Armstrong To Utter Immortal Line
On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong uttered the line- This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind, when he took the first step on the surface of the moon. Indeed the steps might be smaller for a man then but the incident that took place that day remained as one of the greatest achievements in the history of mankind.
So you want to know some incident that resulted in some great lines which inspire mankind still. Here is a small list.