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Gandi’s Seven Deadly Sins:

Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi, one of the most influential figures in modern social and political activism, considered these traits to be the most spiritually perilous to humanity.

  1. Wealth without Work
  2. Pleasure without Conscience
  3. Science without Humanity
  4. Knowledge without Character
  5. Politics without Principle
  6. Commerce without Morality
  7. Worship without Sacrifice

Other Gandhi quotes:

“No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.”

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without heart.”

“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall – think of it, always.”

“An eye for an eye makes the world go blind.”

“Noncooperation with evil is a much a duty as cooperation with good.”

“The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”

“We must become the change we want to see in the world.”

The only devils in the world are those running around in our own hearts – that is where the battle should be fought.”

“Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.”

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”

“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. This was a perfect act.”