Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Quotes

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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, also known as Badshah Khan and Fakhr-e-Afghan, was independence activist of Pashtun descent. If you are searching for Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan quotes, now you don't need to do so. As here I have compiled down some of the famous Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan quotes and sayings. Just hope, you will like the quote compilation and learn something inspirational from his words.

It has not, no more than our prosperity will drop from heaven. There secret of their prosperity is that they have men and woman who sacrifice their luxuries, their pleasures, and their comfort for the sake of the prosperity of the nation. We do not have such men amongst us. We look only to our own self-interest and let the country go to the devil. In other countries, people have learnt that no man is an island. But in our country every one lives in a dream-world of his own – like the animals. Any animal can find a place to live, find a mate, rear it's young. Can we call ourselves the crown of creation if we do just that and nothing more?
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Only a dead nation remembers its heroes when they die. Real nations respect them when they are alive.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Pathans! Your house has fallen into ruin. Arise and rebuild it and remember to what race you belong.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

The history of my people is full of victories and tales of heroism, but there are drawbacks too. Internal fueds and personal jealousies have always snatched away the gains achieved through vast sacrifices. They were dispossessed only because of their own inherent defects, never by any outside power--for who cloud oppose them in battlefield?
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

The young men have dyed red their hands,
As the falcon dyes his talons in the blood of his prey!
They have reddened their pale swords with blood:
They have made the tulip-bed blossom
in the middle of the summer.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

There is nothing surprising in a Muslim or a Pathan like me subscribing to the creed of nonviolence. It is not a new creed. It was followed fourteen hundred years ago by the Prophet all the time he was in Mecca.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

You have thrown us to the wolves.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
 
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