JAWAHARLAL NEHRU by Jousuf Karsh [1956]


Jawaharlal Nehru was a man of great wisdom. Nehru was bestowed with a sublime eloquence which helped him connect with both common masses and noble statesmen with equal ease. A number of famous quotes have been ascribed to him which embody Nehru’s beliefs and principles. Given below are some quotes by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

  • The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction. | Nehru
  • Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. | Nehru
  • Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction. | Nehru
  • Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. | Nehru
  • Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. | Nehru
  • A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. | Nehru
  • It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say. | Nehru
  • The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. | Nehru

Take some time to ponder one or two quotations that resonate most with you and share your reflections in the comments section.


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