Facts about Jawaharlal Nehru

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Jawaharlal Nehru was a famous Leader from India, who lived between November 14, 1889 and May 27, 1964.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 34 quotes who is written / told by Jawaharlal.

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Famous quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru (34)


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"What we really are matters more than what other people think of us"
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"The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject"
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"The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous"
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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"
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"The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly"
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"The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction"
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"The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order"
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"The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer"
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"The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds"
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"Socialism is... not only a way of life, but a certain scientific approach to social and economic problems"
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"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"
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"Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them"
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"Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage"
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"Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit"
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"Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will"
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"Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us"
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"It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive"
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"It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say"
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"Ignorance is always afraid of change"
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"I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere"
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"Great causes and little men go ill together"
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"Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles"
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"Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes"
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"Every little thing counts in a crisis"
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"Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse"
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"Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself"
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"Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit"
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"Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think"
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"Citizenship consists in the service of the country"
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"Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends"
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"Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction"
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"A theory must be tempered with reality"
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"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"
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"A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action"


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