I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Our contribution to the progress of the world must, therefore, consist in setting our own house in order.
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
I am but a poor struggling soul yearning to be wholly good, wholly truthful and wholly non-violent in thought, word and deed, but ever failing to reach the ideal which I know to be true. It is a painful climb, but each step upwards makes me feel stronger and fit for the next.
Every man has an equal right to the necessaries of life even as birds and beasts have.