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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 we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

— 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

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Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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Ignorance is always afraid of change.

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new; when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long suppressed finds utterance.

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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Every little thing counts in a crisis.

— Jawaharlal Nehru

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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

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World War II and Quit India
When World war II started Viceroy Linlithgow had unilaterally declared India a belligerent on the side of the Britain without consulting the elected Indian representatives. [they] provided Nehru the initial impulse for [his] long intellectual quest which culminated. He was the father of Indira Gandhi and the maternal grandfather of Rajiv Gandhi who were to later serve as the third and sixth Prime Ministers of India respectively.

Chiefly he oversaw India's transition from a monarchy to a republic while nurturing a plural multi-party democracy. As Prime Minister Nehru set out to realise his vision of India. Nehru was elected by the Congress to assume office as independent India's first Prime Minister although the question of leadership had been settled as far back in 1941 when Gandhi acknowledged Nehru as his political heir and successor.

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