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Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes
Brief author info: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Indian prime minister One of India's most influential figures; first prime minister of independent India; initially, member of Gandhi's nonviolent party. As prime minister, held neutral position between Eastern Communist and Western capitalist blocs; promoted industrialization.
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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 actions.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play it is free will.
Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.
Success often comes to those who dare and act; it seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Please remember that law and sense are not always the same.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty and charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. So many people seem to go about their life's business with their eyes shut. Indeed, they object to other people keeping their eyes open. Unable to play themselves, they dislike the play of others.
Those who boast are seldom the great.
If the world suffers from mental deterioration or from moral degradation, then something goes wrong at the very root of civilization or culture. Even though that civilization may drag out for a considerable period, it grows less and less vital and ultimately tumbles down.
Often in history we see that religion, which was meant to raise us and make us better and nobler, has made people behave like beasts. Instead of bringing enlightenment of them, it has often tried to keep them in the dark; instead of broadening their minds, it has frequently made them narrow-minded and intolerant of others.
It is always more difficult to fight one's own failings than the power of an adversary.
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