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EPIGRAMS FROM GANDHIJI
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The atom bomb brought an empty victory to the Allied arms but it resulted for the time being in destroying the soul of Japan.
I am convinced that the capitalist, if he follows the Samurai of Japan, has nothing really to lose and everything to gain.
Let no one run away with the idea that I wish to put in a defence of Japanese misdeeds in pursuance of Japans unworthy ambition.
Jealousy presupposes the possibility of rivalry.
Bury the jealousies underground and cremate them wherever you like.
Journalism has become the art of "intelligent anticipation of events."
The sole aim of journalism should be service.
Journalism should never be prostituted for selfish ends or for the sake of merely earning livelihood or, worse still, for amassing money.
Journalism has a distinct place in familiarizing and expressing public opinion.
A journalists peculiar function is to read the mind of the country and to give definite and fearless expression to that mind.
The newspaperman has become a walking plague. He spreads the contagion of lies and calumnies.
Newspaper today had almost replaced the Bible, the Koran, the Gita and other religious scriptures.
The press was called the Fourth Estate. It was definitely a power but to misuse that power was criminal.
The newspapers should be read for the study of facts. They should not be allowed to kill the habit of independent thinking.
In the East., as in the West, the newspapers are fast becoming the peoples Bible, the Koran The Zend-Avesta and the Gita rolled into one.
Freedom of the press is a precious privilege that no country can forego.
An itch for new is a variety of dissipation, debilitating to the mind and spirit, unless it is properly curbed.
The liberty of the press is a dear privilege, apart from the advisability or otherwise of civil disobedience.
The newspapers had become more important to the average man than the scriptures.
A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art, and is full of true joy.
Justice should become cheap and expeditious. Today it is the luxury of the rich and the joy of the gambler.
Justice will come when it is deserved by our being and felling strong.
Justice does not help the ones who slumber but helps only those who are vigilant.
The first condition of nonviolence is justice all round, in every department of life.
It is open to a war-resister of judge between two combatants and wish success to the one who has justice on his side.
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