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Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

About Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

Life: 1889 - 1964

Country: in flag India

Profession: Politician;

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (November 14, 1889 - May 27, 1964) was a major political leader of the Congress Party, a pivotal figure in the Indian independence movement, and the first Prime Minister of independent India. He was also a key figure in international politics in the post-war period - in which he was considered the leader of third world interests - and the patriarch of the Nehru-Gandhi family, one of the most influential forces in Indian politics. He is popularly referred to as Panditji (Scholar) and Pandit Nehru.

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Quotations

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

~ 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

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Great causes and little men go ill together.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Citizenship consists in the service of the country.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Every little thing counts in a crisis.

~ 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

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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

~ 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

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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