90+ Famous Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes On Independence Day, Freedom

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90+ Famous Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes On Independence Day, Freedom

Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes | Jawaharlal Nehru, byname Pandit (“Pundit” or “Teacher”) Nehru, (born November 14, 1889, Allahabad, He was the first prime minister of independent India (1947–64).

He was a son of Motilal Nehru, a renowned lawyer and leader of the Indian independence movement, who became one of Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi’s prominent associates.

Until the age of 16, Nehru was educated at home by a series of English governesses and tutors.

Nehru met Mahatma Gandhi for the first time in 1916 at the Indian National Congress (Congress Party) annual meeting in Lucknow. Gandhi was 20 years his senior.

On May 26 1964, he felt quite comfortable and went to bed at about 23:30 as usual; he had a restful night until about 06:30. Soon after he returned from the bathroom, Nehru complained of pain in the back. He spoke to the doctors who attended on him for a brief while, and almost immediately, Nehru collapsed. He remained unconscious until he died early in the afternoon.


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“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Ignorance is always afraid of change.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“A theory must be tempered with reality.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Socialism is… not only a way of life, but a certain scientific approach to social and economic problems.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Great causes and little men go ill together.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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“The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The best and noblest gifts of humanity cannot be the monopoly of a particular race or country; its scope may not be limited nor may it be regarded as the miser’s hoard buried underground.”

– Jawaharlal 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.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“India cannot sit on the fence anymore. It may have to make a choice. Either way it is going face problems,”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“No country or people who are slaves to dogma and the dogmatic mentality can progress, and unhappily our country and people have become extraordinarily dogmatic and little-minded.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Every great revolution, whether it is right or not, we really know has any vital, urgent need to basis. It comes not just from itself.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“You can tell the condition of a nation by looking at the status of its women.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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“The ambition of the greatest men of our generation has been to wipe every tear from every eye. That may be beyond us, but so long as there are tears and suffering, so long our work will not be over.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal 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.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


jawaharlal nehru quotes on freedom


“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


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“What we need is a generation of peace.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“It is a fundamental rule of human life, that if the approach is good, the response is good.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“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


“Every little thing counts in a crisis.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“Citizenship consists in the service of the country.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“There is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“What we need is a generation of peace.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


“The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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

– Jawaharlal Nehru


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