(1) “In nonviolence the masses have a weapon which enables a child, a woman, or even a decrepit old man to resist the mightiest government successfully.

(2) “To me Truth is God, and there is no way to find Truth except the way of nonviolence.”

(3) “Nothing should be taught a child by force.”

(4) “Self-government means continuous effort to be free of government control, whether it is foreign or whether it is national.”

(5) “Individuality lies at the root of all progress.

(6) “The government should be a body of servants of the nation engaged in constructive work, mostly in villages, to achieve social, moral and economic freedom.”

(7) “Reason has to be strengthened by suffering, and suffering opens the eyes of understanding.”

(8) “To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself.”

(9) “I could not be leading a religious life unless I identified myself  with the whole of mankind and thhat I could not do unless I took part in politics. The whole gamut of man’s activities today constitutes an indivisible whole. You cannot divide social, economic, political and purely religious work into watertight compartments. I do not know any religion apart from human activity.”

(10) “There’s enough for everyone’s need but not for everyone’s greed.”



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