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.
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.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play it is free will.
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.
It is always more difficult to fight one's own failings than the power of an adversary.
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
A theory must be tempered with reality.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.