Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he†works†for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
A certain degree of physical harmony and comfort is necessary, but above a certain level it becomes a hindrance instead of a help. Therefore the ideal of creating an unlimited number of wants and satisfying them seems to be a delusion and a snare.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul the dweller in the body.
The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.