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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 - 27 May 1964) was an Indian politician and the first Prime Minister of India.
Found 41 thoughts of 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

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

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

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The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

A theory must be tempered with reality.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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Great causes and little men go ill together.

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

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

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