If intellect plays a large part in the field of violence, I hold that it plays a larger part in the field of nonviolence.
Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
Contributed by: Zaady
Freedom and slavery are mental states.
Don't listen to friends when the Friend inside you says "Do this."
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Even a believer in nonviolence has to say between two combatants which is less bad or whose cause is just.
Never make a promise in haste.
It is difficult but not impossible to conduct strictly honest business. What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune.
Honesty is incompatible with amassing a large fortune.
A man who is swayed by negative emotions may have good enough intentions, may be truthful in word, but he will never find the Truth.
A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
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