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Gandhi Quotes

Gandhi Quotes

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I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow-mortal. I own, however, that I have
humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps. I own that I have an immovable
faith in God and His goodness, and unconsumable passion for truth and love. But, is that not what
every person has latent in him? (YI, 6-5-1926, p164)

Those who have at all followed my humble career even superficially cannot have failed to observe that
not a single act of my life has been done to the injury of any individual or nation..... I claim no
infallibility. I am conscious of having made Himalayan blunders, but I am not conscious of having
made them intentionally or having even harboured enmity towards any person or nation, or any life,
human or sub-human. (EF, p133)

I have made the frankest admission of my many sins. But I do not carry their burden on my shoulders.
If I am journeying Godward, as I feel I am, it is safe with me. For I feel the warmth of the sunshine of
His presence.

My austerities, fastings and prayers are, I know, of no value if I rely upon them for reforming me. But
they have an inestimable value, if they represent, as I hope they do, the yearnings of a soul striving to
lay his weary head in the lap of his Maker. (H, 18-4-1936, p77)

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