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Mahatma Gandhi

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Biography - Mahatma Gandhi:

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Indian lawyer and political ethicist.
Born: 1869 - Died: 1948
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: India
India

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As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
Mahatma Gandhi




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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy




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Quotes about the world:



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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.”
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux - The Game of Love and Chance
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein
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The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world. ”
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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Quotes about oneself:



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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
Voltaire
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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill
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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.”
Leo Tolstoy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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