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Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

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

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

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. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.

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

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

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

The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.

The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.

The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.

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

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

To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.

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.

What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.

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

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