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Jawaharlal Nehru's Quotes

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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Leader
Nation: Indian
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Great causes and little men go ill together.

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

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

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The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.

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

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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.

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

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

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A theory must be tempered with reality.

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Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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 that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

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

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

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Ignorance is always afraid of change.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Citizenship consists in the service of the country.

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

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Every little thing counts in a crisis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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