Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

49 Jawaharlal Nehru quotes:

"The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all."
"Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes."
"There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear."
"The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order."
"The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction."
"Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends."
"Ignorance is always afraid of change."
"The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer."
"Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think."
"Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us."
"Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them."
"Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people."
"The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds."
"The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly."
"Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction."
"A theory must be tempered with reality."
"It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive."
"What we really are matters more than what other people think of us."
"Citizenship consists in the service of the country."
"The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous."

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