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Quotes of the Day for 10 March 2002 – Mohandas Gandhi

A British colonial court in India convicted Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi of inciting violence against British rule on this day in 1922. I'll mark the occasion with a few quotes from the great advocate for human rights and nonviolence.

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The quotes:

An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.

You may think your actions are meaningless and that they won't help, but that is no excuse, you must still act.

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
     - All today's quotes are from Mohandas Gandhi


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