Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes



Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

Most Famous Quotes by Jawahar Lal Nehru

Most Famous Quotes by Jawahar Lal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889–27 May 1964) was an Indian statesman who was the first prime minister of India, from 1947 until 1964.

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
Jawaharlal Nehru

A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new; when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long suppressed finds utterance.
Jawaharlal Nehru

A theory must be tempered with reality.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Citizenship consists in the service of the country.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Every little thing counts in a crisis.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Great causes and little men go ill together.
Jawaharlal Nehru

I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Ignorance is always afraid of change.
Jawaharlal Nehru

It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Socialism is… not only a way of life, but a certain scientific approach to social and economic problems.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Jawaharlal Nehru

The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
Jawaharlal Nehru

There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.
Jawaharlal Nehru

To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.
Jawaharlal Nehru

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Jawaharlal Nehru

What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
Jawaharlal Nehru

You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
Jawaharlal Nehru

It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Most Famous Quotes by Jawahar Lal Nehru

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