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Jawaharlal Nehru ( 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru.


 “You can tell the condition of a nation by looking at the status of its women.”- Jawaharlal Nehru 

“It is better to understand a part of truth and apply it to our lives than to understand nothing at all and flounder helplessly in a vain attempt to pierce the mystery of existence.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“By education I am an Englishman, by views an internationalist, by culture a Muslim & a Hindu only by accident of birth.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Do not advise too much: do the job yourself. This is the only advice you can give to others. Do it and others will follow. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Democracy is good.I say this because other systems are worse. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition. ” – Jawaharlal Nehru

“It is far better to know our own weaknesses and failures than to point out those of others. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“A tyrst with destiny – A the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awaken to life and Freedom.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Every little thing counts in a crisis. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“I have long believed that the only way peace can be achieved is through world government.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Ignorance is always afraid of change. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“A man who is afraid will do anything. “-Jawaharlal Nehru

“Blood and tears are going to be our lot, whether we like them or not. Our blood and tears will flow; maybe the parched soil of India needs them so that the fine flower of freedom may grow again. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“A country is known by the way it treats its animals”-Jawaharlal Nehru

“Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

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

“The art of a people is a true mirror of their minds. ” – Jawaharlal Nehru

“Citizenship consists in the service of the country. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes. “- Jawaharlal Nehru

“I am the last Englishman to rule in India.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

“In the name of religion many great and fine deeds have been performed. In the name of religion also, thousands and millions have been killed, and every possible crime has been committed.”- Jawaharlal Nehru

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