Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes (19 quotations)

1. A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. - Jawaharlal Nehru

2. 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

3. A theory must be tempered with reality. - Jawaharlal Nehru

4. Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction. - Jawaharlal Nehru

5. Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends. - Jawaharlal Nehru

6. Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse. - Jawaharlal Nehru

7. Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. - Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

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

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

12. Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. - Jawaharlal Nehru

13. 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

14. The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds. - Jawaharlal Nehru

15. The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction. - Jawaharlal Nehru

16. The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. - Jawaharlal Nehru

17. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. - Jawaharlal Nehru

18. 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

19. What we really are matters more than what other people think of us. - Jawaharlal Nehru

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