Archive for the ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ Category

A man of truth must also be a man of care

Saturday, June 19th, 2010
child

This was the first and last instance of my carelessness in school. I have faint recollection that I finally succeeded in getting the fine remitted. The exemption from exercise was of course obtained, as my father wrote himself…

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Jealousy does not wait for reasons

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
hands

‘If I should be pledged to be faithful to my wife, she also should be pledged to be faithful to me,’ I said to myself. The thought made me a jealous husband. Her duty was easily converted into my right to exact faithfulness from her, and if it had to be exacted, I..

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Nothing is impossible for pure love

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
woman's eye

Separation was unbearable. I used to keep her awake till late in the night with my idle talk. If with this devouring passion there had not been in me a burning attachment to duty, I should either have fallen a prey to disease and premature death, or have sunk…

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