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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on affection, trust, human nature, east, west, and humanity

I am not conscious of a single experience throughout my three months' stay in England and Europe that made me feel that after all East is East and West is West. On the contrary, I have been convinced more than ever that human nature is much the same, no matter under what clime it flourishes, and that if you approached people with trust and affection you would have ten-fold trust and thousand-fold affection returned to you.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Source: The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas (Vintage Spiritual Classics), Pages: 235

Contributed by: jess

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on people, sky, east, west, distinction, create, mind, belief, oneness, and unity

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Teaching of Buddha‎ - Page 102 by Shōyū Hanayama, Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai,

Contributed by: Zaady

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