Abstract truth has no value unless it incarnates in human beings who represent it, by proving their readiness to die for it.
More Quotes from Mohandas Gandhi:When anything assumes the strength of a creed, it becomes self-sustained and derives the needed support from within.
Whenever I see an erring man, I say to myself I have also erred when I see a lustful man I say to myself, so was I once and in this way I feel kinship with everyone in the world and feel that I cannot be happy without the humblest of us being happy.
I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. Work without faith is like an attempt to reach the bottom of a bottomless pit.
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.
Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.
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