100 Inspiring Quotes By Annie Besant On Freedom, Religion And Life
Member of the London School Board
Founder / Co Founder:
Central Hindu School, National High School, Vasanta College for Women
Annie Besant was a respected political reformer, women’s rights activist, theosophist, orator and socialist, who struggled for the rights of Indians. She was well-educated and was an avid traveler which broadend her perspective about life. Slowly, she started expressing her radical views and thoughts about society and religion. She started writing against the unchecked power of the church. She traveled to various places where she used her prolific oratory skills to express her thoughts on varied issues. She successfully worked as a political activist before turning to Theosophy to know more about religion. This took her to India where she started fighting for freedom of the Indians from the British rule. She soon becomes the President of the Theosophical society and formed a renowned college for the Indians. She further collaborated with freedom activist Lokmanya Tilak to form the ‘All India Home Rule League’ which became the first political party to demand self rule for Indians. She went on to campaign for the independence of India until the last days of her life She is widely quoted for her valuable thouths and vies on social, economic, religious and political issues. Let us browse through the quotes and thoughts by Annie Besant which has a logical take on social, political and religious issues.