Mahatma Mohandas K. GandhiMahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi, (1869-1948)

Mahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi Quote

“Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our very being.”

Mahatma Mohandas K. GandhiMahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi

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meenakshi, vizag

yes its a seek that every human must understand.

RobertSRQ
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RobertSRQ    1/14/08

It is the true test of strength.

trinity dushon, San Franciso

I think it's to the point, makes perfect sense and 100% true

Waffler, Smith, Arkansas

The guy was great, I am trying to square his philosophy with the history of war and where we would be without war. As in 1776, 1860, 1941 etcetera.

E Archer, NYC

Gandhi did not believe in the disarmament of the People. A distinction should be made between 'war' and 'defense'. All of us have a right to defend ourselves by any means necessary -- however, we have no right to wage war upon another. Non-violent non-cooperation with evil is the most powerful force because it starves the armed oppressor without the use of arms. Brilliant.

Logan, Memphis, TN

Well said Archer.

RobertSRQ
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    RobertSRQ    1/14/08

    Yes, well said Archer - Neither did Krishna

    StanLee, South Dakota

    Thank God George Washington wasn't that ignorant

    warren, olathe

    True but violence can never be ruled out as a sometimes necessary solution or you will find it forced on you anyway.

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