The Best Jawahar Lal Nehru quotes

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Jawahar lal nehru was born in 1889 in allahabad, india. he was the first prime minister of india and a leader of the country’s independence movement. nehru held numerous important positions in the government of india, including deputy to the viceroy of india, home minister, and finance minister. his policies emphasized economic development and social reform. after years of struggle against british rule, nehru led india to independence in 1947. he remains an important figure in modern indian history.

nehru was a leader who believed in democracy and its principles.

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About Jawahar Lal Nehru

birth of the author

14 November 1889

death of the author

27 May 1964

deathcause of the author

Cause Of Death:
Heart Attack

political of the author

Political Party:
Indian National Congress

college of the author

Alma Mater:
Trinity College, Cambridge

occupation of the author

Barrister, Writer, Politician

award of the author

Bharat Ratna


Ignorance is always afraid of change. — Jawaharlal Nehru

The basic fact of today is the tremendous pace of change in human life. — Jawaharlal Nehru

What is history, indeed, but a record of change? — Jawaharlal Nehru

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

A theory must be tempered with reality. — Jawaharlal Nehru

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences. — Jawaharlal Nehru


Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. — Jawaharlal Nehru

What we need is a generation of peace. — Jawaharlal Nehru

I have long believed that the only way peace can be achieved is through world government. — Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

That great lover of peace, a man of giant stature who moulded, as few other men have done, the destinies of his age. — Jawaharlal Nehru


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

To be successful in life what you need is education. — Jawaharlal Nehru

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

It is better to understand a part of truth and apply it to our lives than to understand nothing at all and flounder helplessly in a vain attempt to pierce the mystery of existence. — Jawaharlal Nehru

The light has gone out of our lives and there is darkness everywhere following Gandhi’s assassination. — Jawaharlal Nehru

It is now clear that science is incapable of ordering life. A life is ordered by values. — 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

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Act with courage and dignity; stick to the ideals that give meaning to life. — Jawaharlal Nehru

It is a fundamental rule of human life, that if the approach is good, the response is good. — Jawaharlal Nehru

Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. — 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

There is only one thing that remains to us, that cannot be taken away: to act with courage and dignity and to stick to the ideals that have given meaning to life. — Jawaharlal Nehru

America is a country no one should go to for the first time. — Jawaharlal Nehru


There is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action. — Jawaharlal Nehru

People avoid action. Often because they are afraid of the consequences, for action means risk and danger. Danger seems terrible from a distance; it is not so bad if you have a close look at it — Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

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

Where freedom is menaced or justice threatened or where aggression takes place, we cannot be and shall not be neutral. — Jawaharlal Nehru

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