Jawaharlal Nehru Quote
“History is almost always written by the victors and conquerors and gives their view. Or, at any rate, the victors' version is given prominence and holds the field.”
The Discovery of India (1946)
Born: November 14, 1889
Died: May 27, 1964 (age 74)
Bio: Jawaharlal Nehru, often referred to as Panditji, was an Indian politician and statesman, a leader in the Indian independence movement, and the first independent Prime Minister of India. Nehru was elected by the Indian National Congress to assume office as India's first independent Prime Minister in 1947, and re-elected when the Congress party won India's first general election in 1951.
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“We travel together, passengers on a little space ship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil; all committed for our safety to its security and peace; preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work, and, I will say, the love we give our fragile craft. We cannot maintain it half fortunate, half miserable, half confident, half despairing, half slave—to the ancient enemies of man—half free in a liberation of resources undreamed of until this day. No craft, no crew can travel safely with such vast contradictions. On their resolution depends the survival of us all.”