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Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
Indian political and spiritual leader [more author details]
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I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.
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Mahatma Gandhi
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
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Mahatma Gandhi
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
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Mahatma Gandhi
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
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Mahatma Gandhi
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
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Mahatma Gandhi
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
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Mahatma Gandhi
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.
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Mahatma Gandhi
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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Mahatma Gandhi
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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Mahatma Gandhi
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
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Mahatma Gandhi
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always.
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Mahatma Gandhi
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
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Mahatma Gandhi
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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Mahatma Gandhi
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
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Mahatma Gandhi, "Non-Violence in Peace and War"
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
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Mahatma Gandhi, 'Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13,' May 3, 1919
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
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Mahatma Gandhi, (attributed)
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
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Mahatma Gandhi, 1931

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