India is a land of plenty inhibited by poverty; India has an enthralling, uplifting civilization that sparkles not only in our magnificent art, but also in the enormous creativity and humanity of our daily life in city and village.

-Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee

It is not withdrawal but redeployment of forces from Jammu and Kashmir to the northeast as the violence level has come down.

Pranab Mukherjee
If the rise of European colonisation began in 18th century India, then the rallying cry of 'Jai Hind!' also signalled its end in 1947.
Pranab Mukherjee

Every political party has the right to demonstrate, but at the same time I have requested the state government to provide requisite security,

Pranab Mukherjee
The Pakistani point of view,
Pranab Mukherjee

I feel that when the reforms in UN take place and the Security Council will be expanded in the permanent membership category, India will have a place, I hope so, but first it is to be expanded.

Pranab Mukherjee
The young people of India will build a strong and powerful nation, a nation that is politically mature and economically strong, a nation whose people enjoy both a high quality of life as well as justice.
Pranab Mukherjee

We must recognise that in a globalised world, we cannot remain insulated from external developments. India's trade performance in the current year has been robust, surpassing pre-crisis export levels and pre-crisis export growth trends. We have diversified our export baskets and our export destinations.

Pranab Mukherjee
No problems are ever resolved by violence. It only aggravates the pain and the hurt on every side.
Pranab Mukherjee

I have seen vast, perhaps unbelievable, changes during the journey that has brought me from the flicker of a lamp in a small Bengal village to the chandeliers of Delhi.

Pranab Mukherjee
Pakistan's point of view is when we have agreed to withdraw ... what is the relevance (of this) after the withdrawal agreement is signed,