Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

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Born: November 14, 1889, Allahabad, India
Birth Country: India
Died: New Delhi, India, May 27, 1964
Occupation: Former Prime minister

1.
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

2.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

3.
I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

4.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

5.
Let us be a little humble let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

6.
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

7.
The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

8.
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

9.
The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

10.
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

11.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

12.
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

13.
Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

14.
You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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