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Nonviolence

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be inseparable part of our very being.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.

It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) German-born American political philosopher.

Hurt a fly! He would not for the world: he's pitiful to flies even. ''Sing,'' says he, ''and tease me still, if that's your way, poor insect.''

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) British poet.

Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.

Albert Camus (1913-1960) French novelist, essayist and dramatist.

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