QUOTES BY JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU

” A theory must be tempered with reality”

” Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction”

” Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.”

” Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.”

” Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.”

” Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.”

” Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.’

” Great causes and little men go ill together.”

” It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.”

” Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism: the way you play it is free will.” 

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

” 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 agitation 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.”

” Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.”

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

” 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 see them with our eyes open.”

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