Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the first President of India. In the memory of the President, we are sharing some famous Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes.
Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 into a Kashmiri Brahman family in Allahabad (now known as Prayagraj), was home-schooled until the age of 15, after which he went to Harrow in England, and later to Trinity College in Cambridge. When he was 22, he returned to India to practice law with his father, barrister Motilal Nehru.
So today, in his memory, we are sharing some inspirational Thought of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the leader that has stayed with us and will be remembered over the years.
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
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“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“There is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“Discontent is the spur of progress.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru, The Discovery of India
“Yet the past is ever with us and all that we are and that we have comes from the past. We are its products and we live immersed in it. Not to understand it and feel it as something living within us is not to understand the present. To combine it with the present and extend it to the future, to break from it where it cannot be so united, to make of all this the pulsating and vibrating material for thought and action—that is life.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru, The Discovery of India
“Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“Truth is one: (though) the wise call it by various names.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru, The Discovery of India
“A language is something infinitely greater than grammar and philology. It is the poetic testament of the genius of a race and a culture, and the living embodiment of the thoughts and fancies that have moulded them” ― Jawaharlal Nehru, The Discovery of India
“I wish to declare with all earnestness that I do not want any religious ceremonies performed for me after my death. I do not believe in such ceremonies, and to submit to them, even as a matter of form, would be hypocrisy and an attempt to delude ourselves and others.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“Evil unchecked grows, evil tolerated poisons the whole system.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
“It is science alone that can solve the problems of hunger and poverty, of insanitation and illiteracy, of superstition and deadening custom and tradition, of vast resources running to waste, or a rich country inhabited by starving people… Who indeed could afford to ignore science today? At every turn, we have to seek its aid… The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
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