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A collection of thoughts and quotations by Imran Khan on defeat, knowledge, democracy, justice, freedom, politics, bravery, cricket, wisdom and life.

32 Famous Quotes By Imran Khan, The Celebrated Pakistani Cricketer And Politician

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Ex-Cricketer, Politician

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05 October 1952 AD

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Lahore, West Punjab, Dominion of Pakistan

Age
65

Imran Khan Niazi, is a former Pakistani international cricketer, philanthropist and a politician who is the leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf. Khan was born in Lahore, where he studied at Aitchison College and pursued his graduation from Keble College at the University of Oxford. He played cricket for his university and was selected for the Pakistan national team at the age of 18. He went on to become one of Pakistan’s greatest cricketers ever and also captained the team to a World Cup win in 1992. He played for a span of around two decades and took 362 Test wickets. Khan is recognized as one of the finest all rounder of his times. After his retirement from cricket, Khan entered politics and established the Pakistan Movement for Justice in 1996. He became a Member of Parliament in 2002 and was elected to the legislature in 2013 as well. He excelled in the field of politics as well and is regarded one of the prominent politicians in Pakistan. He is a good orator and contributed columns to various agencies as a Cricketer. After joining politics, he has delivered many speeches and contributed articles and also written a book. We have scanned his wiritngs, speeches and interviews and compiled some of his most famous quotes and thoughts. Read on the collection of thoughts, sayings and quotes by Imran Khan on faith, bravery, dreams, deeds, Muslims, player, goals, cricket and reward.

I want you all to stand like the Muslims who stood with La ilaaha ilalla for Truth and Right

- Imran Khan

It is not defeat that destroys you,it is being demoralized by defeat that destroy you.

- Imran Khan

The more you study, the more you know; how less you know.

- Imran Khan

Lack of rule of law is the main reason Pakistan could not join the ranks of progressive nations.

- Imran Khan

I have always believed that one should not be scared of losing,I think that really is the key.

- Imran Khan

Never give up, no matter how hard life gets no matter how much pain you feel. Pain will eventually subside, nothing remains forever, so keep going and don't give up.

- Imran Khan

Mothers train your children to only Speak Truth

- Imran Khan

Are we Pakistanis, children of a lesser God? Is there one law for the west and one for us? Is our democracy supposed to be only democracy if you give us a no objection certificate?

- Imran Khan

We must speak the truth if we are to be a great nation

- Imran Khan

Leader leads people. Leader does not follow public opinion

- Imran Khan

Imran Khan says 'End your ego, think of nation

- Imran Khan

There is so much debate about moderate and radical Islam but there is only one Islam.

- Imran Khan

My Pakistanis, you have not left me alone and I promise, I will never leave you alone in sha Allah

- Imran Khan

Say goodbye to the IMF once and for all as the IMF's conditions enriches the rich and impoverishes the poor.

- Imran Khan

Holy Prophet PBUH promulgated a justice system regardless of status of people, yet in Pak the powerful easily escapes.

- Imran Khan

Certain folks start playing Sindh Card despite having ravaged the life of the common Sindhi.

- Imran Khan

Crime should not pay, it must be punished. Unfortunately, in Pakistan big crimes do get rewarded.

- Imran Khan

Bravery is standing with the truth and right

- Imran Khan

Compromise for your Dream but NEVER Compromise on your Dream.

- Imran Khan

Faith without wisdom and knowledge could produce bigots completely lacking in compassion and tolerance.

- Imran Khan

I wanted to be an outstanding player, that was my ambition.

- Imran Khan

Prophet (PBUH) considered the ink of a scholar to be holier than the blood of a martyr.

- Imran Khan

Allah exalts whom he wills!

- Imran Khan

Truth is the power that will resolve our problems.

- Imran Khan

Good deeds must be rewarded by the system and crimes be punished - this is the essence of meritocracy.

- Imran Khan

A condemned poor man, if steals to feed his starving kid, is slammed into prison. Contrast this to a rich man's crime.

- Imran Khan

When I announced my party, Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) on 25 April 1996, I had lost all fear of dying.

- Imran Khan

When you remove the concept of reward and punishment on merit, the result is the utter destruction of social fabric.

- Imran Khan

There are greater goals in life than material and sensual pleasures

- Imran Khan

Ethnic-based politics is being used to exhort people, to serve own ends - this is anathema to concept of nationalism.

- Imran Khan

Faith should be about encouraging all that is noble in a human being.

- Imran Khan

Leader follows his ideology, Leader does not follow his relatives and friends

- Imran Khan