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Friday, November 20, 2009

Hind Swaraj - Independence for India - M.K. Gandhi

The knol is an attempt to provide overview of the book of Mahatma Gandhi. Presently the knol has some interesting statements from the book.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Thoughts Of Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi in Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule

"It is a bad habit to say that another man's thoughts are bad and ours only are good and that those holding different views from ours are the enemies of the country"

"The seed in never seen. It works underneath the ground, is itself destroyed,and the tree which rises above the ground is alone seen."

"The English have not taken India. We have given it to them. They are not in India because of their strength, but becaue we keep them."

"Humdug there undoubtedly is about all religions. Where there is light, there is also shadow."

"India cannot cease to be one nation because people belonging to different religions live in it. The introduction of foreigners does not necessarily destroy the nation, they merge in it. A country is one nation only when such a condition obtains in it."

"God set a limit to a man's locomotive ambition in the construction of his body. Man immediately proceeded to discover means of overriding the limit. God gifted man with intellect that he might know his Maker. Man abused it so that he might forget his Maker."