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Quotations by author » Mahatma Gandhi
Indian Philosopher, internationally esteemed for his doctrine of nonviolent protest, 1869-1948
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I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.
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I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
ErrorsHumilityMankind
I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.
Achievement
I do not believe in telling people of one's faith, especially with a view to conversion. Faith must be lived, and when it is, it becomes self-propagating.
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I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
CultureHouses
I eat to live, to serve, and also, if it so happens, to enjoy, but I do not eat for the sake of enjoyment.
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I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.
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I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
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I have known many meat eaters to be far more nonviolent than vegetarians.
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I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.
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I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
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I know nothing of the science of astrology and I consider it to be a science, if it is a science, of doubtful value, to be severely left alone by those who have any faith in Providence
Science
I know of no diplomacy save that of truth.
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I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
Christianity
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Violence
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
BeautyFeelingsFriendshipLoveNeedsPeaceTeam workWisdom
I think it would be a good idea.
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If anybody said that I should die if I did not take beef-tea or mutton, even under medical advice, I would prefer death
Death and dying
If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
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If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Humor
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