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Four Color Politics

Mainly the Quotes of the Morning, with occasional Other Crap.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Quotes of the Morning

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?”
-Mahatma Gandhi, ‘Non-Violence in Peace and War’

“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.”
-Mahatma Gandhi, 'Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13,' May 3, 1919

“The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

“I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

“In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

“There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it – always.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

“The only devils in this world are those running around in our own hearts, and that is where all our battles should be fought.”
-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)


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