"Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Mahatma Gandhi on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Mahatma Gandhi on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Mahatma Gandhi on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Mahatma Gandhi on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Mahatma Gandhi on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves."
"Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent."
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."
"Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding."
"Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."