Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru – Quotes

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will.

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

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

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

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

Every little thing counts in a crisis.

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

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.

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

Citizenship consists in the service of the country.

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.

The only alternative to coexistence is co-destruction.

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

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

Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.

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

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

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

Ignorance is always afraid of change.

A theory must be tempered with reality.