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The Best Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes  

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Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. Jawaharlal Nehru
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The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order. Jawaharlal Nehru
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There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear. Jawaharlal Nehru
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The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly. Jawaharlal Nehru
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A theory must be tempered with reality. Jawaharlal Nehru
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The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Every little thing counts in a crisis. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated. Jawaharlal Nehru
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What we need is a generation of peace. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Time is not measured by the passing of years, but by what one does, what one feels and what one achieves. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Great causes and little men go ill together. Jawaharlal Nehru
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The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. Jawaharlal Nehru
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It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends. Jawaharlal Nehru
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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. Jawaharlal Nehru
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Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction. Jawaharlal Nehru
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The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject. Jawaharlal Nehru