Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi was born on the 2nd of October, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat,
India. He died on the 30th of January, 1948 in New Delhi, India.
Gandhi was a great political and spiritual leader for India, when India
was still under the rule of the British Empire.
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- Only Christianity
was at the time an exception. I developed a sort of dislike for it.
- Surely, thought
I, a religion that compelled one to eat beef, drink liquor, and change
one's own clothes did not deserve the name.
- But the fact that
I had learnt to be tolerant to other religions did not mean that I had
any living faith in God.
- The story of the
creation and similar things in it did not impress me very much, but
on the contrary made me incline somewhat towards atheism.
- But one thing took
deep root in me the conviction that morality is the basis of things,
and that truth is the substance of all morality.
- My life was certainly
more truthful and my soul knew no bounds of joy.
- Thus God laid the
foundations of my life in South Africa and sowed the seed of the fight
for national self-respect.
- Such service can
have no meaning unless one takes pleasure in it. When it is done for
show or for fear of public opinion, it stunts the man and crushes his
- Service which
is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.
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