Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

49 Jawaharlal Nehru quotes:

"Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action."
"We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"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."
"Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles."
"Evil unchecked grows, evil tolerated poisons the whole system."
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Citizenship consists in the service of the country"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"Every little thing counts in a crisis"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit."
"Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated."
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse."
"The light has gone out of our lives and there is darkness everywhere"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom."
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"India cannot sit on the fence anymore. It may have to make a choice. Either way it is going face problems,"
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"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."
"It is science alone that can solve the problems of hunger and poverty, of insanitation and illiteracy, of superstition and deadening of custom and tradition, of vast resources running to waste, or a rich country inhabited by starving poor... Who indeed could afford to ignore science today? At every turn we have to seek its aid... The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science."
Author: Nehru Quotes Category: Hunger Quotes
"Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves."
"To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition."
"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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