Jawaharlal Nehru quotes

 quotes - Ignorance is always afraid of change. Share

“Ignorance is always afraid of change. ”

— Jawaharlal Nehru

 quotes - Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. Share

“Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. ”

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

“The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.”

— 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

“Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself. ”

— 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

“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

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. ”

— 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

“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

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

“Citizenship consists in the service of the country. ”

— 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

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

“Great causes and little men go ill together.”

— 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

“You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall. ”

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— 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

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.”

— Jawaharlal Nehru