Quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru

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Jawaharlal Nehru (November 14, 1889 May 27, 1964), also called Pandit ('Scholar, Teacher') Nehru, was one of the most important leaders of the Indian Independence Movement and the Indian National Congress, and became the first ... more

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

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.
The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
What we need is a generation of peace.
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
A theory must be tempered with reality.
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.
The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
Every little thing counts in a crisis.
Great causes and little men go ill together.
The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism, the way you play it is free will.