Gandhi's Life in His Own Words

By Mahatma Gandhi

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My uniform experience has convinced me that there is no other God than Truth. And if every page of these chapters does not proclaim to the reader that the only means for the realization of Truth is ahimsa, I shall deem all my labour in writing these chapters to have been in vain. And, even though my efforts in this behalf may prove fruitless, let the readers know that the My uniform experience has convinced me that there...

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by Navajivan Trust (ePublishing Partner: eShabda by Cygnet Infotech)

(first published January 1st 1983)

Quotes From "Gandhi's Life in His Own Words"

"Gita is worshipped not by a parrot-like recitation but by following its teaching."
"But I can see today that we feel all the freer and lighter for having cast off the tinsel of ‘civilization’.70"
"I have passed through many an ordeal in my life. But perhaps this is to be the hardest. I like it. The fiercer it becomes, the closer is the communion with God that I experience and the deeper grows my faith in His abundant grace. So long as it persists, I know it is well with me.158"
"We are not ashamed to sacrifice a multitude of other lives in decorating the perishable body and trying to prolong its existence for a few fleeting moments, with the result that we kill ourselves, both body and soul."
"I do not want to bring anyone to book. I am sure that, when the truth becomes known, they will be sorry for their conduct.’75"
"My uniform experience has convinced me that there is no other God than Truth. And if every page of these chapters does not proclaim to the reader that the only means for the realization of Truth is ahimsa, I shall deem all my labour in writing these chapters to have been in vain. And, even though my efforts in this behalf may prove fruitless, let the readers know that the vehicle, not the great principle, is at fault."
"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."
"True friendship is an identity of souls rarely to be found in this world. Only between like natures can friendship be altogether worthy and enduring. Friends react on one another. Hence in friendship there is very little scope for reform."

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