Jawaharlal Nehru

73Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

Indian Leader born on November 14, 1889, died on May 27, 1964

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with Kashmiri Pandit community while many Indian children knew him as "Uncle Nehru"... (source)

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. view quote

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. view quote

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves. view quote

Socialism is... not only a way of life, but a certain scientific approach to social and economic problems. view quote

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit. view quote

Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes. view quote

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. view quote

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. view quote

Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. view quote

Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage. view quote

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