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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

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.




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Quotes for: heart


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Quotes about heart:


Hope stole into my heart against my will.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.
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Great thoughts come from the heart.
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you.

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Quotes for: Democracy


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Quotes for: Democracy


Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control.
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
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Amongst democratic nations, each new generation is a new people.
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What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
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Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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Where there is love there is life.
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My life is my message.
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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