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Mahatma Gandhi was so great in so many aspects that it is difficult to identify any one particular attribute to describe him.



He was the champion of non-violence (AHIMSA). He was greatly instrumental in removal of untouchability.  He was not a religious fanatic. He was a realist and pragmatic. He also championed and promoted rational thinking.


I just reproduce a few of his best quotes.  These sayings are of eternal relevance and appeal.

In a gentle way you can shake the world.

Be the change you wish to see in the world.

My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God and non-violence is the means of realizing Him.

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.

A healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.


India has unfortunately not lived up to his ideals. Let us hope that such a day will come.


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10/01/2013
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Comment Very inspiring quotes! One can get immense courage just by reading his motivating quotes. His ideas, his philosophies, hi principles and his values are immortal.

Virat
02/06/2015 00:11 AM

Comment Liked the quote going with pic

Chaitra T. Sampath
10/07/2013 07:06 AM

Comment True.TRue to the core.He lived what he believed. Our pride is we walk the soil he lived and walked on. yes.I am making the change. nice writing. sarasa.

sarasa
10/02/2013 04:23 AM




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