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Mahatma Gandhi



    Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.

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    If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

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    If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

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    In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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    An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

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    Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.

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    Peace is its own reward.

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    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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    Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

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    Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

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    I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.

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    It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

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    A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

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    I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.

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    Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.

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    There is more to life than increasing its speed.

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    Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

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    We must become the change we want to see.

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    Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.

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    My life is my message.

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    One man cannot do right in one department of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in any other departments. Life is one indivisible whole.

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    Your capacity to keep your vow will depend on the purity of your life

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    Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.

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    Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

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    My life is an indivisible whole, and all my activities run into one another and they have their rise in my insatiable love of mankind

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    You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

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    There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.

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    If I preach against the modern artificial life of sensual enjoyment, and ask men and women to go back to the simple life epitomized in the charkha, I do so because I know that without an intelligent return to simplicity, there is no escape from our d

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    Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable

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    The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.

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    Exercise of faith will be the safest where there is a clear determination summarily to reject all that is contrary to truth and love

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    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

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    Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.

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    It is the reformer who is anxious for the reform, and not society, from which he should expect nothing better than opposition, abhorrence and mortal persecution

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    The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children

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    A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

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    I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.

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    Good government is no substitute for self-government

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    Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

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    All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.

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    Hatred can be overcome only by love.

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    I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.

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