Famous Quotes By Jawaharlal Nehru

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Quotes by Jawahar Lal 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.”
 “Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.”
“Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.”
“A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.”

“Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.”
“Citizenship consists in the service of the country.”
“Culture is the widening of the mind and the spirit.”

“Every little thing counts in a crisis.”

“Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.”
“Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.”

“Ignorance is always afraid of change.”

“It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.”
“It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.”
 
“Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.”
“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.”

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

“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.”

“Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.”
“The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.”

“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.”
“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.”
 “Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.”

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

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